The Charlotte Street Foundations Generative Performing Artist Awards show was held at the American Jazz Museum's Gem Theatre Thursday 10 December 2009.
The Gem is resplendent in it's neon from the googie era
The hall filled up quickly after the show began.
Olivia Dorsey began the program by talking about the Charlotte Street Foundation's mission. She is on the board of directors.
Faith Scott introduces the first recipient -- a man she calls her friend, Glenn North
Glenn North does his spoken word performance accompanied by Gerald Dunn on saxaphone, Kenyan Price on keyboards and Ray Stewart on percussion
Gregg Carroll, Chief Executive Officer of the American Jazz Museum talks about the mission of the jazz museum
Gregg Carroll on stage at the Gem
2009 Fellow, Tiffany Sisemore's dance troup performs at the Gem
YJ's Jazz Jam
This is the video I tried to upload several weeks ago, but problems with my camera prevented it.