‘Miss Justine’, retired Philly jazz icon and Ft. Washington resident, to perform at the Keswick Theatre on Sunday, will receive Lifetime Achievement Award

The Philadelphia Inquirer recently featured Fort Washington resident “Miss Justine,” the retired jazz singer who will be performing in the second annual Montco Jazz Fest at the Keswick Theatre on Sunday, September 24.

As part of the festival, Jazz Bridge, a Philly nonprofit that assists local musicians with financial, health, and housing needs, will honor the vocalist with its Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Inquirer’s article describes Miss Justine’s career from start to finish, including the many Philly-based musicians with whom she worked: saxophonists Bootsie Barnes, Larry McKenna, and Tony Williams; pianists Eddie Green and Dave Posmontier; and drummer Butch Ballard.

Miss Justine is a founding board member of Jazz Bridge and will come out of retirement to take part in the “Women in Jazz” themed festival.

“It’s nice when your peers think that much of you,” she said. “It’s been a wonderful life.”

For the full story, you can click here. For more on her performance and for tickets, you can click here.

For more on Miss Justine, you can read her biography here.

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