The IDEA Performing Arts Center is housed in the Susquehanna Bank Center on the Camden Waterfront. Admission is a $35 donation. Tickets can be purchased online at http://idea.ticketleap.com/
The Institute for the Development of Education in the Arts (IDEA) was founded in 1996 to serve as a healing presence in the lives of Camden's adolescents, 46 percent of whom live in poverty. IDEA is a creative learning organization, contributing to better futures for youth in Camden, and throughout the Delaware Valley, by tapping into their creative spirit in order to give power to their dreams and aspirations through arts education.
IDEA's mission is to provide a safe and supportive artistic environment that enhances and respects the diversity of all cultures and inspires excellence by offering opportunities to under-served youth and their families to explore and participate in the performing, literary and multimedia arts.
About Buster Williams
Buster Williams is a Grammy winning jazz bassist from Camden, N.J. who has collaborated with music greats such as Chet Baker, Kenny Barron, Sathima Bea Benjamin, Larry Coryell, Stanley Cowell, Gil Evans, Frank Foster, Dexter Gordon, Joe Farrell, Shirley Horn, Illinois Jacquet,Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Harold Mabern, Branford Marsalis, Carmen McRae, Frank Morgan, Hilton Ruiz, Woody Shaw, Steve Turre, McCoy Tyner, and the Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra. His latest CD “Griot Liberte” is now available; for more Information about Buster Williams and to purchase his new CD please visit: www.busterwilliams.com.
About Jeff Bradshaw
Philly native Jeff Bradshaw is a jazz trombonist and Hidden Beach recording artist, who has collaborated with a who's-who list of artists and musicians including Michael Jackson, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Floetry, Darius Rucker, Musiq, The Roots, Earth Wind & Fire and DJ Jazzy Jeff. "Til Tomorrow" (featuring Raheem DeVaughn & Ms. Jade) is the first single from his sophomore project "Bone Appetit", due in stores February 2012.
For more information on Jeff Bradshaw, visit www.hiddenbeach.com.
To purchase tickets for the Celebration of the Arts Fundraiser, please visit http://idea.ticketleap.com/
For more more on the IDEA Performing Arts Center, including space rental inquiries, visit the website at http://idea-
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