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JMIH Appoints New Co-Director

The Jazz Museum in Harlem (JMIH)’s Board of Directors appointed Christian McBride as Co-Director on January 7, 2005. McBride, an educator, producer and internationally acclaimed bandleader/bassist, will work with Loren Schoenberg, the museum’s Executive Director.

Leonard Garment, Chairman of the Board of JMIH said, “it gives me great pleasure to announce Christian McBride’s appointment. His tremendous career up until this point makes his coming aboard all the more exciting. His energy and intelligence will help us realize our dream as it continues to morph into a reality.”

McBride said also voiced his excitement over the position. “I am honored to join this team,” he said. “We’re going to make this museum happen in a way that does honor to the musicians who created it, and we’re going to do it right here in Harlem, where it belongs.”

The Jazz Museum in Harlem is a not-for-profit arts organization dedicated to building a world-class jazz museum in Harlem. For more information on the museum, visit Jazz Museum in Harlem.

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