ISB 2023 Convention Presenter — Marion Hayden

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Name: Marion Hayden
Presentation Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2023 9:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Michigan Theatre
Presentation Title: Headliner Recital
Presented / Performed Previous ISB Convention? No
Type of Presentation: Recital
Bio: Marion Hayden was mentored by master trumpeter Marcus Belgrave and began performing jazz at age 15. Marion has performed with such diverse artists as Bobby McFerrin, Nancy Wilson, Geri Allen, Regina Carter, Steve Turre, Lester Bowie, David Allen Grier, James Carter, Dorothy Donegan, Joe Williams, Lionel Hampton, Frank Morgan, Jon Hendricks, Hank Jones, Bobby Hutcherson, Larry Willis, Vanessa Rubin, Sheila Jordan, Mulgrew Miller and Annie Ross. She is a co-founder of the touring jazz ensemble Straight Ahead, the first all-woman jazz ensemble signed to Atlantic Records, and a member of the Detroit International Jazz Festival All-Star Ambassadors touring ensemble. Marion received a 2019 Art X Grant and a Creators of Culture Grant for original musical works. She was Artistic Director for the 2018 Knight Arts Foundation Grant encouraging young women in jazz. In 2016 Marion received the prestigious Kresge Artist Fellowship and the Jazz Hero Award, given by the Jazz Journalists Association. Marion teaches for Michigan State University’s Community Music School Detroit and is an educator in residence for the Detroit Jazz Festival. She serves in the Jazz Studies departments at the University of Michigan and Oakland University.
Program (if available): Not Provided