1867 Sanctuary at Ewing
Preservation New Jersey • 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing • PO Box 7815• West Trenton, NJ 08628
Physical (GPS) address: 101 Scotch Road, Ewing, NJ 08628 Map and Directions

150th Anniversary Festival
Jazz Music Series
Jazz Music Series:
Peggy Lee Brown, Ray Brown,
and Sylvia Brown-Roberts

Peg Brown, Ray Brown, and Sylvia Brown-Roberts
Broadway, Jazz,
and Spirituals

Saturday, June 17, 2017, 2:00 pm
at the 1867 Sanctuary Arts and Culture Center

Preservation New Jersey is pleased to welcome Peggy Lee Brown back to the beautiful stained glass and wonderful acoustic space of the 1867 Sanctuary with vocalists Ray Brown and Sylvia Brown-Roberts and pianist Jaclyn Duncan for a Saturday matinee concert!

The program includes:

In the Still of the Night (Cole Porter)

All the Things You Are (Jerome Kern & Oscar Hammerstein II)
Very Warm for May

I’ve Got You Under My Skin (Cole Porter)
Born to Dance

Misty (Johnny Burke & Erroll Garner)

Summertime (George Gershwin & Dubose Heyward)
Porgy & Bess


Give Me Jesus (arranged by Moses Hogan)

Since Jesus Came Into My Heart (Rufus H. McDaniel)
Peggy Brown, Ray Brown, & Sylvia Brown-Roberts

Yes, God is Real (Kenneth Morris)
Peggy Brown, Ray Brown, & Sylvia Brown-Roberts

When Jesus Comes Again (James W. Gaines)
Peggy Brown, Ray Brown, & Sylvia Brown-Roberts

Ride On, King Jesus (Hall Johnson)

Peggy Lee Brown is a vocalist with a repertoire that includes Broadway, opera, jazz, and spirituals. She has performed in the United States and Europe.

New York Concert Review wrote this review after Ms. Brown’s performance at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall: Gospel tunes, the clear domain of Ms. Brown ended the recital... The final one, All Night, All Day was a duet arrangement by the two singers. Ms. Brown and Molinari-Hagner ‘hit it out of the park.’ They garnered an instant...standing ovation from their audience and fans.

Referring to her rendition of Gershwin’s Summertime from Porgy and Bess, New York Concert Review wrote, Even before the song’s final notes, the audience began to applaud vigorously once more and rose to give the artists another ovation.

The highlight of these works was Rossini’s Una voce poco fà from The Barber of Seville. Ms. Brown navigated this challenging terrain admirably, executing impressive leaps, often to the upper end of her range. These high notes, which one could easily mar with inaccurate pitch or harsh timbral qualities, bloomed beautifully from Ms. Brown’s mouth. Moreover, she not only sang impressively, but also exhibited anendearing coquettish persona as she did so. By the end of this piece, Ms. Brown and Ms. Cheadle had completely won over the audience.

Ms. Brown is a graduate of The College of New Jersey (B.S.) and Thomas Edison State College (M.A.). Ms. Brown’s website is www.peggyleebrown.org.

Ray Brown, vocalist and fashion designer of Ray Vincente has been designing since 1983 as a freelance designer for public and private individuals. He has a degree in Fashion Merchandising from ICS of PA, and has completed course work in fashion design, illustration, and production at FIT, NYC NY. In February of 2009 he launched his own collection for menswear, Ray Vincente Eclectic! Label. Ray’s website is www.rayvincente.com. He is featured on the Good News CD with Peggy Lee Brown and Sylvia Brown-Roberts.

Sylvia Brown-Roberts is a retired public school teacher, vocalist and author of the Church Doors novel series, Behind Church Doors, Beyond Church Doors, and Behind and Beyond Church Doors: Promises. Sylvia is a graduate of Rutgers University (B.A.) and Rider University (M.A.). More information about the series can be found on her website at www.sylviabrownroberts.com. Sylvia is featured on the Good News CD with Peggy Lee Brown and Ray Brown.

Jaclyn DuncanJaclyn Duncan, Boston University graduate (2000), brings years of diverse musical experience to every performance. Trained classically on the piano from the age of 8, Jaclyn has performed as an accompanist at such renowned locations as The Julliard School of Music, New England Conservatory and Boston University. She has also shared the stage with Carnegie Hall soloist and Brooklyn Opera Company member James McClure as accompanist for solo productions. In addition to her achievements in collaborative piano, Ms. Duncan has performed and recorded extensively on flute throughout Boston, Massachusetts and Tokyo, Japan, playing selections from genres as diverse as jazz, funk, hip hop, reggae, folk, tribal, techno and drum & bass. Recordings include a Sony Japan release with correlating MTV Japan video.

Jazz at the 1867 Sanctuary and throughout the Trenton/Princeton area is featured on trenton.jazznearyou.com. Download their app for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire!

New Jersey Jazz Society

Preservation New Jersey is pleased that the New Jersey Jazz Society (NJJS) is co-sponsoring jazz events at the 1867 Sanctuary. We encourage fans of our jazz concerts and jazz musicians to join NJJS at www.njjs.org so they receive their award-winning Jersey Jazz journal 11 times a year and other special benefits, including a $5 discount on tickets to Jazz Music Series concerts at the 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing!

Tickets are $20 for General Admission, $15 for Friends of the Sanctuary, $15 for New Jersey Jazz Society Members, and only $5 for school and college students with ID. Tickets may be purchased online below by selecting your ticket option and clicking on the "Buy Now" link to use credit or debit card or your PayPal account. If ordering two or three ticket types, each type must be purchased in a separate order. You will receive an email confirmation of each purchase. Tickets will not be mailed. Online tickets will be held at the box office; please print and bring your receipt in case it is needed to confirm your purchase.

GROUP RATES are now available! Choose the Group ticket option and each ticket will have a $5 discount from the General Admission price (same as the Friends of the 1867 Sanctuary ticket price)! Group rate tickets must be purchased in quantities of 10 or more within a single purchase. Group rates apply only to advance online sales and cannot be purchased at the box office prior to the concert. Groups must present themselves at the box office at the same time. For group orders of fewer than 10 people, the full General Admission rate (less the amount prepaid) may be required at the box office at the time of admission. Group rates do not apply to Student prices.

Tickets may be reserved at the box office for payment by cash, check or credit card by calling 609-392-6409 or emailing 1867sanctuary@preservationnj.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door as space allows.

Wheelchair accessibleThe 1867 Sanctuary is air conditioned and is wheelchair accessible using the ramp on the left side of the building.

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For only $30.00 per year ($50.00 for families), members of the Friends of the 1867 Sanctuary receive advance notice of special events, our member newsletter, gift shop discounts and $5 off our General Admission concert tickets! BECOME A MEMBER NOW!

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