Black History Month Celebration – Legacy Dinner – Burnaby. BC February 22. 2020

Legacy Dinner & Awards  —  ARTISTS BIOGRAPHY

 DEE Daniels – JAZZ styling

Whether accompanying herself at the piano, fronting a trio, big band or symphony, Dee Daniels’ musical career is as varied as her four-octave vocal range is thrilling. She is a unique talent who transcends musical borders when she brings her jazz styling, infused with gospel and blues flavoring, to the stage.

JAN SIMPSON – SPEAKER             

Historic Election at CUPW: Postal Workers Elect First Female Black President

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has elected Jan Simpson, a postal worker from the Scarborough local, as the union’s new National President. She becomes the first black woman to lead a National Union in Canada and is of Barbadian descent.


Marcus Mosely the Gospel Singer is part of the Award Winning musical group The Sojourner. He was recently inducted to the B.C. Entertainment Hall of Fame. He also leads a 60-voice strong gospel choir called the Marcus Mosely Chorale, Marcus is also an accomplished actor, starring in shows like Ain’t Misbehavin’ and Show Boat. Mosely learned the power of song to help people resist and hold together in troubled times,


Kenrick Headley has been a pioneer for steelpan in Vancouver.  Kenrick has performed with Taj Mahal, Byron Lee and the Dragonaires, Machel Montano and other Caribbean acts.  His band Phase III has performed at the Caribbean Days Festival, the Canada Games, and the Commonwealth games as well. Kenrick’s innovation, commitment and love for steelpan continues to bring people together.


Phyllis has been the lead vocalist, praise and worship leader and leader of an accappella group for many years; performing in mass choirs in BC and Washington State.  Phyllis enjoys various genres of music but when it comes to gospel/inspirational music, that’s where her passion comes alive!


Simone is a professional saxophonist, composer and educator. Simone creates a wide and diverse repertoire of musical styles that would be an added asset to your next event. Saxophone is his primary instrument. He has taught at the university level, as well as beginner’s level and is proficient in classical and jazz styles.

Your Invitation to Celebrate Black History Month with the National Congress of Black Women Foundation

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