At our last monthly meeting, we discussed the need to know more about history and as we discussed the subject, we thought about the membership we enjoy together as a branch of ASALH and the amount of history we each possess as a way to get started in some direction.

A number of our members have made history or participated in some historic events. Wouldn’t it be great to hear about their experiences or events of importance to them? Jimmy Burrell is a faithful member of our branch and talented musician we always rely on when we want music at our events.

What do you know about his musical background? Did you know he was a member of the house band of the Howard Theatre under the direction of Rick Henderson? If you went to the Howard, you can’t forget that wonderful band that accompanied the outstanding entertainers that performed there.

Mr. Burrell has consented to be our first History Presenter!!! If you are a member come back and bring a guest:

Sunday, March 17, 2019
Watha T Daniel -Shaw Library
1630 7th Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C.
2:30 p.m.