Posts tagged "N'DIGO Gala"

Gregory Porter Rocks Jazz and Turns It Upside Down

  GREGORY PORTER APPEARS AT THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY JUNE 21. Click image for ticket info. Gregory Porter Rocks Jazz and Turns It Upside Down by Hermene Hartman Though he won the 2014 Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album with his third release Liquid Spirit, and his 2010 debut album Water was also nominated for a... Read more »

Dianne Reeves: A Virtuso Jazz Vocalist

  DIANNE REEVES APPEARS AT THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY JUNE 21. Click image for ticket info. Dianne Reeves: A Virtuso Jazz Vocalist by Hermene Hartman Dianne Reeves belongs in that pantheon of great female vocalists that includes Nancy Wilson, Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, Carmen McRae and Nina Simone – even Lady Ella and Sassy Sarah Vaughan... Read more »

The NDIGO GALA 2015 Featuring Dianne Reeves and Gregory Porter

  click here for tickets By Hermene D. Hartman Seven years after N’DIGO began in 1989, we constantly received calls from graduating high school students seeking financial assistance for their educational pursuits. Before I started N’DIGO, I was a college professor and administrator at the City Colleges of Chicago with responsibilities in recruitment, so the... Read more »


Ndigo Scholarship students
It was an awesome evening.  Legends de Soul brought it.  The evening was hosted by Art Norman,  of NBC and me.  We showcased  students past and presented the NDIGO 2012 scholars.  They were bright, smart and beautiful. The baton was passed to yet another generation, making it 286 schoalrships awarded to Chicago youth. Rick Odell... Read more »

ARETHA - What Was She Doing in the Kitchen?

I saw the TODAY Show this morning.  Celine Dion was accorded a lengthy interview to discuss her beautiful voice, that has been out of commission for a few months due to a virus.  And then later on in the show Aretha Franklin appeared as a guest in the kitchen where she was given a very... Read more »

Apply Now For N’DIGO Scholarships 2012

The most important thing a person can do for their life is to become educated. Education and economics parallel. It is more important than ever today as we survive in this age of technology and innovation. A college education is an absolute must. We try to facilitate that here at N’DIGO through the N’DIGO Foundation. ... Read more »