MYERS KEEPS JAZZ ALIVE IN THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA
Belzoni, Mississippi) - As the Artistic Director of the Mississippi Jazz & Heritage Program, minister, physician and jazz musician, Rev. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D., works to keep Mississippi's rich jazz legacy alive in the Mississippi Delta. Best known as the home of the blues, the Belzoni physician and accomplished jazz trumpeter and pianist, with medical clinics throughout the Mississippi Delta, continues to make jazz a household name in the delta.
Juneteenth is a landmark in history, a celebration of freedom and the end of slavery in America. Juneteenth Jazz is dedicated to the preservation of the unique aesthetic expression of freedom through jazz, and the spiritual essence of a people whose lives continue to be the creative catalyst of all America's music.
National Juneteenth Jazz Artist - Ron Myers