Nasir Dickerson & the Life Light Empower Band, co-presented by J. Michael Harrison, host of The Bridge
Jazz performance featuring Emmy Award-winning musician Nasir Dickerson and his Life Light Empower Band, as part of Painted Bride’s Jazz on Market event series.
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Nasir Dickerson, BA, MA, is a saxophonist, kora player, African flautist, composer, producer, recording artist, and Emmy Award-winning music educator. He is a student of the late greats, Charles Bowen, Robert Bootsie Barnes, and Leon Mitchell; and presently Cullen Knight.
He has performed with artist such as The Legendary Roots Crew, Vocalist Bilal, Quest Love, Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, Vocalist Maysa, Akua Naru, Miki Howard, Jeff Bradshaw, Rappers Beanie Sigel, State Property, Stalley, The legendary Stylistics, The Intruders, the Philadelphia Eagles and more. He has opened for legendary jazz greats, such as Dr. Donald Byrd, Robert “Bootsie” Barnes, Wallace Roney, Jimmy Heath, Cyrus Chestnut Trio, Duane Eubanks, Jymie Merritt, Mickey Roker, Stanley Wilson, Sid Simmons and more.
Life Light Empower Band: Nasir Dickerson – Tenor Sax and Kora, Jeanette Berry – Vocals, Jerry Tate – piano, Jon Smith – bass, Jojo Streater – trumpet, Michael Spearman – Trombone, Jake Morelli – Guitar, Leonard Mobley – Drums, Darryl Jackson – Percussion, Anwar and Qaadir Sabree – African Drums.