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Joe Jackson "The Pop that Created a King" to Appear for Charity
In Celebration of the life of Michael Jackson, Joseph Jackson International in cooperation with M. Joseph Miller II. of M & A Legal Management Hosts a celebrity charity event.
About Joe Jackson
Joseph W. Jackson "Joe" of Joseph Jackson International began working with his sons' musical group in the early 1960s, first working with his three eldest sons, Jackie, Tito and Jermaine. Younger sons Marlon and Michael eventually joined the backing band. At first, the group went under The Jackson Brothers. Following the inclusions of Marlon and Michael and Michael's increased vocal role in the group, their name was changed to the The Jackson Five. After a couple years performing in talent contests and high school functions, Joseph booked them in more and more respectable venues until they landed a spot at the renowned Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York. On November 21, 1967, The Jackson Five were signed by Jackson to their first professional contract with Gordon Keith, an owner and record producer of Steeltown Records in Gary, Indiana. The group's first single Big Boy, with Michael as the lead singer, was released on January 30, 1968 on the Steeltown label. Within the year, however, Jackson helped to land his sons an audition for Motown Records in Detroit. The Jackson Five were signed with Motown in March 1969.
Jackson relocated his family to California and supervised every recording session the group made. The group began to receive nationwide fame after their first single for Motown, I Want You Back, hit #1, released on October 7, 1969, followed by their first album, Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5 in 1969. After the Jackson 5's first four singles, I Want You Back , ABC ,The Love You Save , and I'll Be There sold 10 million copies in 10 months, setting a world record for sales, it became clear to Jackson that his dream to make his sons the first African-American teenagers to become internationally known recording stars came true.
Joseph also opened his own record label, Ivory Tower International Records and signed artists under his management in which they toured internationally with The Jackson 5 as opening acts in 1974. In 1975, the Jackson 5, with the exception of Jermaine, left Motown and signed a lucrative deal with Epic Records after Michael Jackson had brokered a deal where they could eventually produce their own songs.
About M. Joseph Miller II.
M. Joseph Miller II. a/k/a Judge Miller from the show the Legal Brief, a native of Las Vegas is a Las Vegas and Beverly Hills entrepreneur and philanthropist. For over 20 years, Mr. Miller has headed M & A Legal-Management. Mr. Miller oversees special projects for multiple celebrities and politicians including but not limited to this events celebrity honoree Joseph Jackson and is the founder of the Clark County Law Foundations Trial By Peers and the first and youngest youth attorney /counselor in Nevada to try a criminal case through the program. He has managed Senate campaigns for local leaders such as Charles Muth and worked on projects for the city of Las Vegas with former San Francisco 49er and city councilman Frank Hawkins, the first Black elected official in Las Vegas, former Judges Nancy Oesterle, the first woman to be appointed to the bench in Las Vegas Justice Court and Nevada's first African American District Court Judge; the late Honorable Judge Addeliar D. Guy III.
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M & A Legal Manaement
About Trial By Peers
The Trial by Peers program is a diversion program that is the result of the cooperative efforts of the Clark County Bar Association and the Clark County Family Youth Services (Juvenile Court). This program allows first and second time juvenile offenders to be prosecuted and defended by teenage lawyers in a real courtroom. An adult judge rules on evidence and motions, yet the teenage jury determines the juvenile's innocence or guilt and, if necessary, imposes a sentence.
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Clark County Law Foundation
About Culture Shock of Las Vegas
What do Jennifer Lopez, Pharrell, Cirque du Soleil and "So You Think You Can Dance" have in common? They all feature dancers/choreographers from renowned non-profit dance troupe Culture Shock Las Vegas, Inc.
Culture Shock Las Vegas, Inc. (CSLV) has trained some of the best in the business to not only be successful in the dance industry, but, also, to give back to their community. The purpose of CSLV is to provide dance training, educational, cultural, and community enrichment programs to all people, especially to underprivileged youth in Southern Nevada. That dedication to art, culture, and enrichment has provided countless opportunities to many from disadvantaged backgrounds. One of CSLV's youth programs, Future Shock, became a second home to Kobe, who grew up facing difficult circumstances. Following in his big brother and sister's footsteps, Kobe allowed dance to be his outlet, and, with the help of CSLV, was selected to be one of Mariah Carey's dancers!
The impact of CSLV transcends all barriers of age, ethnicity, race, and gender. Support our mission; allow us to continue to make this positive impact on our community, the dance industry, and the world.
Donate online at CultureShockDance.org/
M. Joseph Miller II