Ms. Topsy, is a stronghold the international jazz scene. http://stratospherictalent.webs.com
Daughter of AMERICAN JAZZ and N.A.R.A.S. Hall of Famer: EDDIE DURHAM, Sr. pioneer of Amplified Guitar, pioneer of "non-pressure performance technique" for brass, Arranger of IN THE MOOD, creator of Swing Music, composer of TOPSY, I DON'T WANT TO SET THE WORLD ON FIRE, SWINGIN THE BLUES, BLUES IN THE GROOVE, many more... (youtubes). "Of the major groups active during the Swing Era, only the orchestras of Duke Ellington and Earl Hines were unaffected directly by the talents of Eddie Durham." Professor Dave Oliphant
Ms. Durham Powers is a former board member of seminal, grassroots organization AmSong, Inc. who spearheaded the SONNY BONO COPYRIGHT TERM EXTENSION ACT (1996) - signed by former President William Clinton. This Act expands by ten years, the term of ALL copyrights before they go into public domaine. AmSong, Inc. Board Members included Hoagy Bix Carmichael, Mary Rodgers, James Hammerstein, Jack Lawrence, Thelonious Monk, Jr., Jamie Bernstein, Edwina (W.C.) Handy, Michael Strunsky, David Lahm (for Dorothy Fields), and Elizabeth Peters, all under the counsel & direction of Lisa Alter, Esq.
Topsy is a Member and former Board Member of The International Women In Jazz (IWJ) and a Member and current Board Member of The Harlem Swing Dance Society.
She is the Board President of Co-op, for the past four years and President of Swingin the Blues! Durham Music Publishing, Inc. http://www.durhamjazz.com
Ms. Durham Powers is involved with copyrights, music publishing, and is the marketing director to:
5x Blues Music Award Nominee MICHAEL POWERS, Michale Powers http://www.michaelpowers.com Grammy Nominee ANGEL ROSE, Hammond B-3 & small female combo Pioneer & octogenarian SARAH McLAWLER, funkmaster producer ERIC DURHAM; The Eddie Durham Estate Eric Durham.
GingerNewYork found on Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) since launching in November, 2010, has been showcasing the “Kool Kats…Gotham Nights” greats of music and culture of New York and beyond. What defines GingerNewYork is its host Ginger Broderick’s unique insight, connection to and pulse on the music and culture of Gotham making GingerNewYork one of the most sought after programs to appear on.
About GingerNewYork host Ginger Broderick:
Broderick perhaps better known to many as “The Media CPA” is a fixture on the media circuit.
Ms. Broderick appeared regularly for eight years on weekend morning financial segments for WABC Eyewitness News. She has appeared on Good Day New York, WNBC, CNBC, CNN, Fox Business News, Bloomberg, NY1 and WOR Radio discussing tax-related issues. She has interviewed with top financial publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Wealth Manager.
Ms. Broderick completed her TV Producer’s Certification at Manhattan Neighborhood Network and launched her own talk/variety show, GingerNewYork. Segments of the show are aired LIVE at the MNN studios and taped at the Gibson Guitar showroom/Rehearsal Studios in New York City.
Broderick is a faculty member of Queens College/CUNY Continuing Education Program.
Broderick obtained a B.S. degree in accounting from St. John’s University in New York City and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of New York.
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