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Respect Yourself: A Chess & Stax Records Gallery Talk

  • La Maison d'Art 259 West 132nd Street New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)


A great evening of sharing the creation and history of Chess records, and the way it changed the way for African-American musicians. Stax records history and how their artists still influence today's music.


  • Jamar Chess, grandson of Leonard Chess (co-founder of Chess Records) and co-founder of the Sunflower Entertainment Group a specialty music publishing house and co-founder of Revolution Songs, a synch driven music licensing company.
  • Dr. Syleecia Thompson, co-star of TV One’s “R&B Divas,” founder of DYG Management Group, LLC, college professor, author, daughter of legendary soul singer Syl Johnson and older sister of Grammy-nominated R&B singer Syleena Johnson. 
  • Chris Mooney, Senior Director Artist Promotions and Strategic Partnerships at TuneCore

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Earlier Event: June 21
Premier Launch of Xophoria