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Anna Fisher Appearances: For Contact and Bookings visit our Contact and Bookings page in the index of this website.For specific show times or directions email (all events subject to change) PLEASE NOTE CHANGES IN ITINERARY. Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.  October 22, 2010 Western Front Cambridge, MA "BLACK AND WHITE AFFAIR" with Marcia Higgs and Did N Dat Band September 11, 2010 Bob Marley Walk of Fame Inductees Bob Marley Arts Institute with Willie Stewart, Eugene Grey and Code Red Band September 4, 2020 Western Front Cambridge, MA "Back @ Da Front" with Marcia Higgs and Dis N Dat Band August 18, 2010 Anna Fisher featured live on KXLU Radio Loyola Marymount University  The Reggae Show with Junor Francis August 14, 2010 Jamaica Independence Day Show with DOWNBEAT THE RULER Club Mirage Los Angeles, CA August 8, 2010 Jamaica Independence Day Family Picnic Rancho Cienega Park Los Angeles, CA August 1, 2010 48th Anniversary of Jamaica's Independence Holy Faith Episcopal Church 260 N Locust St Inglewood, CA 90301 Church Service and Reception 10 am - 2 pm June 17, 2010 Performance with flutist Ginny Atherton with Wilshire Park Elementary School Orchestra Los Angeles, CA 5 pm June 6, 2010 featured guest artist with Onaje Murray and PS Island Band at Hals Bar & Grill 1349 Abbott Kinney Blvd Venice, CA May 2, 2010 featured guest artist with Onaje Murray and PS Island Band at Hals Bar & Grill 1349 Abbott Kinney Blvd Venice, CA March 28, 2010 Anna Fisher sang and performed percussion with QUEENDOMCOM in Benefit for Haiti in Pomona, CA March 27, 2010 Anna Fisher sang and played percussion with QUEENDOMCOM to open at the Black Music Spotlight Awards OASIS THEATER 5100 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA January 16, 2010 featured on Online University with Dr. Gene Emmanuel on WSTA Lucky 13 Radio January 10, 2010 - CD Signing to benefit St. John Community Crisis Center St. John, United States Virgin Islands January 8, 2010 featured guest on WSTA Lucky 13 Radio with Peter Ottley November 2009 through March 2010 Tracks from "FOCUS" were played almost 30 times and FOCUS was placed as a station and online premium on KKJZ November 2009 "I REMEMBER" from "FOCUS" CD featured on LeRoy Downs Show Sat 11 am - 1 pm November 2009 - "Antonio's Song" from "FOCUS" CD featured on Bubba Jackson's show 6 am - 9 am KKJZ America's #1 Jazz and Blues Station November 2009 - KKJZ America's #1 Jazz and Blues Station began playing "Antonio's Song" on Brad Williams Show M-F 9 - 1 pm. October 8, 2009 - featured guest artist with Barbara Morrison and Richard Simon Band at Casa Del Mar Santa Monica Beach, CA October 2009 - November 2009 Volunteer KPFK PACIFICA RADIO September 2009 KPFK's Mark Maxfield featured ANNA FISHER"S version of "SPARTACUS" from "FOCUS" CD August 11 - 18, 2009 Boston, MA June 23 - 27, 2009 - Palm Springs, CA July 6 - 9, 2009 - Turquoise Trail New Mexico for a listening party of FOCUS CD at Lisa Conley's of Conley's Studio Pottery June 2009 - Completed mixes and mastering on FOCUS CD with Keith Jones at Cerro Gordo Studio Northridge, CA November 4, 2008 - Honorable President Barack Obama Elected November 2, 2008 - Recorded first time in MOLIN MUSIC STUDIO, "I REMEMBER", "SPARTACUS", A CHILD IS BORN" and "MY ONE AND ONLY LOVE" October 2008 Studio Live and near completion. Started training on ProTools with Bill Dashiell and Keith Jones. June 2008 Son graduated High School as Valedictorian and Innovative Scholar from Gifft Hill School, St. John, United States Virgin Islands and accepted to Harvard, Stanford and MIT. Chose Stanford's Management in Science of Engineering Program. May 2008 Daughter graduated UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall Law School at 22. April 2008 More recording sessions with Rembert James at Leon Haywood's Studio Los Angeles, CA March 3, 2008 Appeared at Wilshire Park Elementary School at the Cat in The Hat for READ ACROSS AMERICA DAY celebrating Dr. Seuss' Birthday in the library with Wilshire the Fire Dog and Fire Fighter Ryan. February 2008 Recording sessions at Leon Haywood's Studio to bring FOCUS CD to fruition. Munyungo Jackson, Rembert James, Karen Briggs, Carlitos Del Puerto, Kharon Harrison, Harold Land, Jr., George Harper, Onaje Murray, and more! December 8, 2007 2nd Annual Joe Higgs Music Awards 8:00pm Simmons College of Arts & Sciences 300 The Fenway Boston, MA 02115 Marcia Higgs: 888-559-8835 ext 105 SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2007 SIMMONS COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 300 THE FENWAY (Fenway Park) BOSTON, MA 02115 PERFORMERS for the 2007 JHMA will include MACKA DIAMOND, D'ARRYVAL, RUSTY ZINN, ANNA FISHER, NOMAD-I and more... Doors Open 6:00 pm / Showtime 8:00 pm TICKETS: $30 Pre-Show / $40 At The Door PRODUCT DISPLAY TABLES: $20 Only CONTACT: HIGGS CONNECTION Tel: 888-559-8835 (Within U.S.) Tel: 857-222-0994 (Outside U.S.) Fax: 888-542-1994 Email: To order TICKETS and DISPLAY TABLES Or To become a JHMA Sponsor, Please log on to our official website: All Major Credit and Debit Cards Are Accepted November 4, 2007 at Hal's Bar and Grill with Onaje Murray and the P.S. Island Band 1349 Abbott Kinney Blvd (at California) Venice, California no cover/no min Anna Fisher will be a featured guest oboist with legendary vibraphonist/flutist/vocalist Woody 'Onaje' Murray and P.S. Island 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm ALL AGES $6 Valet and Off Street Parking Dinner reservations recommended: (310) 396-3105 Ms. Fisher regrets to tell you her appearance was canceled due to illness October 2007 Named in Who's Who Among Executive and Professional Women in Education and Teaching October 7, 2007 at Hal's Bar and Grill with Onaje Murray and the P.S. Island Band 1349 Abbott Kinney Blvd (at California) Venice, California no cover/no min Anna Fisher will be a featured guest oboist with legendary vibraphonist/flutist/vocalist Woody 'Onaje' Murray and P.S. Island 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm ALL AGES $6 Valet and Off Street Parking Dinner reservations recommended: (310) 396-3105 September 30, 2007 special guest of legendary drummer Jerrie Thill El Cid 4212 Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90029 2 pm - 6 pm. Jerrie Thill & Friends On The Patio 90 year old female Jazz drummer Jerrie Thill brings her trio to the patio every other Sunday. Come and sing or just enjoy the band and the beautiful patio. Cocktails, full tapas menu and special sandwiches & salads. September 29, 2007 Anna Fisher will be a special featured guest of the legendary Sweet Baby Jai at famous Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles' Gallery Bar and Cognac Room 506 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles,CA 8:30 pm - 1:00 am no cover / no min August 5, 2007 at Hal's Bar and Grill with Onaje Murray and the P.S. Island Band 1349 Abbott Kinney Blvd (at California) Venice, California no cover/no min Anna Fisher will be a featured guest oboist with legendary vibraphonist/flutist/vocalist Woody 'Onaje' Murray and P.S. Island 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm ALL AGES $6 Valet and Off Street Parking Dinner reservations recommended: (310) 396-3105 August 5, 2007 Jamaica Independence Family Day Picnic Rancho Cienega Park 5001 Rodeo Road Los Angeles, Ca 2pm - 7 pm Come celebrate 45 years of Jamaica's Independence, Anna is back by popular demand. FREE! July 30, 2007 Nominated for a second Joe Higgs Music Awards in two categories, International Artist and Instrumental Music! Ceremony December 8, 2007 Boston, MA July 19, 2007 Spoken word recitation for Derrick's Jamaican Cuisine and Catering 5th Anniversary VIP Celebration 6806 La Tijera Blvd. Los Angeles, Ca 90045 Free wine tasting every Thursday 6 pm - 9 pm (310) 641-7572 June 16, 2007 Special Guest with Onaje Murray and P.S. Island Mid-City Magnet School Spring Festival @ Adams and Arlington Los Angeles, CA 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm FREE! All ages! June, 3 2007 at Hal's Bar and Grill with Onaje Murray and the P.S. Island Band 1349 Abbott Kinney Blvd (at California) Venice, California no cover/no min Anna Fisher will be a featured guest oboist with legendary vibraphonist/flutist/vocalist Woody 'Onaje' Murray and P.S. Island 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm ALL AGES $6 Valet and Off Street Parking Dinner reservations recommended: (310) 396-3105 May 6, 2007 8:00 PM - Hal's Bar and Grill with Onaje Murray 1349 Abbott Kinney Blvd (at California) Venice Beach, California no cover/no min Guest artist with legendary vibist/flutist/vocalist Woody Onaje Murray and P.S. Island 8:00 PM - 11: 30 pm at Hal's Bar & Grill. ALL AGES Valet and Off Street Parking (310) 396-3105 April, 29 2007 Special return guest artist at Soberday LA - SOBERLINK Walk A Thon Van Nuys Civic Center, Van Nuys, CA 12pm Free multimcultural event! April, 20 2007 Anna Fisher will be a special featured guest of the legendary Quentin Dennard Trio at famous Millenium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles' Gallery Bar and Cognac Room 506 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles,CA 8:30 pm - 1:00 am no cover / no min Quentin has worked with the best of the best in Jazz, Blues and R & B. (myspace soon come) From Roy Ayers, Della Reese, A Taste of Honey, Willie Bobo, Les McCann, The Originals, Linda Hopkins, Jean Carne, Issac Hayes, Phil Perry, Michael Henderson, O. C. Smith, B.B. King, Scherrie Payne, Keb Mo and Dionne Warwick. The Gallery Bar has been recognized by Los Angeles Magazine as "one of the best places in town to have a cocktail." This elegant lounge offers fine wines and exclusive liqueurs under the watchful eyes of gracefully carved angels that float above the polished granite bar. Enjoy live jazz on weekends Friday from 8:30pm to 12:30am More on the legendary Quentin Dennard: Millenium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles$$hoteldescription?opendocument April 1, 2007 Guest appearance with legendary vibist/flutist/vocalist Woody Onaje Murray and P.S. Island(Stevie Wonder, Hubert Laws, Ronnie Laws, and many many more!) 8:00 PM Hal's Bar & Grill 1349 Abbott Kinney Blvd (at California) Venice Beach, CA US Cost: no cover/ no min. at Hal's Bar & Grill. ALL AGES Delicious food and beverages! Venice Beach Cuisine, cosmopolitan atmosphere a true Venice Beach icon! No Cover Valet and Off Street Parking. Reservations recommended (310) 396-3105. Onaje's direct link is 11th from the top of my links. Hit links and go down to HAPPY FEELINGS. March 10, 2007 REVOLUTIONARY WOMEN and REGGAE Marcia Higgs, Anna Fisher REVOLUTIONARY WOMEN and REGGAE featuring Marcia Higgs, Anna Fisher, Sista D and Dis-N-Dat Band plus many other special guests to celebrate International Womens Day and Month. Anna Fisher returns home (born and raised in Concord, MA. Concord-Carlisle High School Class of 77) to her native soil to bring some great music and messages to the Bay State. Marcia Higgs, daughter of Reggae Music Founding Father, Joe Higgs will officiate and perform. Higgs sang, "Hip Hop Hooray Oh!" on Fisher's latest full length solo CD, Yin Yang" available on MOLIN MUSIC label. Shes recorded with many of the biggest names in Reggae music and has an interesting youth growing up in the back house behind Bob Marley Compound at Tuff Gong on Hope Road in Kingston, JA. Her father introduced her to Anna saying, If there is no other woman in Reggae you should meet, its Anna Fisher! Marcia felt this a strong enough cue to get started. Together they have worked diligently to preserve Joe's music since his death. REVOLUTIONARY WOMEN and REGGAE Purpose: The 3rd Annual Tribute To Harriet Tubman (aka The Black Moses) Date: Saturday, March 10, 2007 Showtime: 9:00pm to 2:00am (doors open @ 8:00pm) Venue: THE WESTERN FRONT CLUB 343 Western Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139 Admission: $10 at the door $ 8 pre-show Musical selections by: JAH'NYAH HI-FI (from out of New York City) Presented by 777 PROMOTIONS Sponsored by ROYAL BLACK GODDESS ENTERPRISE March 4, 2007 Guest artist with legendary vibist/flutist/vocalist Woody Onaje Murray and P.S. Island 8:00 PM Hal's Bar & Grill 1349 Abbott Kinney Blvd (at California) Venice Beach, CA US Cost: no cover/ no min. at Hal's Bar & Grill. ALL AGES No Cover Valet and Off Street Parking (310) 396-3105 February 11, 2007 Homecoming for Ron Muldrow at World Stage Liemert Park Los Angeles, CA 2 pm - 6 pm. December 14, 2006 Holiday Program Wilshire Park Elementary School Los Angeles, CA December 8, 2006 1st Annual JOE HIGGS MUSIC AWARDS Kovens Conference Center 3000 NE 151st Street, Miami, FL JMARCIA HIGGS And The HIGGS FAMILY CONNECTION Presents The 1st Annual JOE HIGGS MUSIC AWARDS Awards Presentation Ceremony 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm After-Party (Includes Dinner & Open Bar) My Destiny 1970 W 60th Street, Hialeah 9:00 pm - 2:00 am Ceremony & After-Party: Prepaid $65 Door $70 Ceremony Alone: Prepaid $45 Door $50 After-Party Alone: Prepaid $45 Door $50 $5 Discount To Children Under 16; Students With ID; Couples; Seniors A GUEST LIST WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE For Info Call: Marcia Higgs (888)559-8835 ext 105 Nikki Bogle (617) 573-5230 or (800)455-1625 http://www.JoeHiggsMusicAwards.Com NOMINEES INCLUDE Third World Damian Marley Sean Paul Freddie McGregor Mighty Mystic Matisyahu Judy Mowatt Tanya Stephens Macka Diamond Marcia Griffiths Anna Fisher Sasha MC Roger Steffens (a/k/a/ Ras Rojah) Top Reggae Music Historian, Writer, The Beat Magazine Chris Bonafide Itzrealbonafide Entertainment August 6, 2006 Guest artist with Vibist Woody 'Onaje' Murray at Hal's Bar & Grill. ALL AGES No Cover Valet and Off Street Parking 8pm - 12pm 1349 Abbot Kinney Blvd (at California) Venice, CA (310) 396-3105 July 23, 2006 Catalina's Bar and Grill with Norman Connors, Eloise and Debra Laws 6725 W. Sunset Blvd (at McCadden)Hollywood, CA 9:30pm (323) 466- 2210 July 20, 2006 VIP Appearance Norman Connors "Up Close and Personal" featuring Eloise Laws and special guest Debra Laws. Catalina's Bar and Grill 6725 W. Sunset Blvd (at McCadden)Hollywood, CA July 14, 2006 VIP guest of Maestro John Mauceri and The Los Angeles Philharmonic (courtesy NCSA Alumni Office) Hollywood Bowl Hollywood, CA July 9, 2006 VIP guest of Maestro John Mauceri and The Los Angeles Philharmonic TOSCA (courtesy NCSA Alumni Office)Hollywood Bowl Hollywood, CA July 1, 2006 VIP guest STEEL PULSE The Vault 350 Long Beach, CA June 24, 2006 VIP Guest Steel Pulse, Third World, Boom Shaka San Diego County Fair June 14, 2006 Double Reed Workshops and performance of Horace Silver's "Song For My Father" with Vibraphonist Onaje Murray and the Mid-City Magnet Senior Band at their annual awards presentation. May 31, 2006 Featured guest of Cross Hart Jazz Experience Charlie O's 13725 Victory Blvd Valley Glenn, CA (818) 994-3058 May 28 and 29, 2006 VIP Guest UCLA Jazz Reggae Festival May 20, 2006 Anna Fisher featured with Justo Almario at Charlie O's 13725 Victory Blvd Valley Glenn, CA (818) 994-3058 May 7, 2006 Featured Guest at Hal's Bar and Grill with Artist Woody 'Onaje' Murray No Cover ALL AGES Valet and Off Street Parking 8 pm - 12 pm 1349 Abbot Kinney Blvd (at California) Venice, CA (310) 396-3105 May 6, 2006 Final taping of Jamm N TV Starring Guest Co-Hostess Anna Fisher Hollywood Walk of Fame for Commerical Broadcasting March 28, 2006 Named "Who's Who of American Teachers 2005-2006" by a former student who says Ms. Anna Fisher made a difference in his or her life. Only students who've been cited themselves in "Who's Who of American High School Students, Who's Who Among American High School Students - Sports Edition, The National Dean's List and The Chancellor's List are invited to nominate ONE teacher from their ENTIRE academic experience. March 25, 2006 Nominated for the First Annual JOE HIGGS MUSIC AWARDS Dec 8, 2006 at Kovens Conference Center Florida International University Miami, FL March 18, 2006 Taping of Jamm N TV at Coley's Jamaican Cuisine featuring the hand crafted folk dolls of Medina. March 4, 2006 Guest host of Jamm N TV with special guests, Hubert Laws, Jawge Hughes, Santa Davis, Claudette McTaggart, Barbara Barabino, Chris Bonafide and La De Dred to be aired on commercial television. Inglewood, CA February 6, 2006 Appearance and interview at Bob Marley' Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. December 14, 2005 Directed performance of First Graders at Wilton Place School for Multicultural Holiday Showcase December 12, 2005 Virgin Islands Christmas Song Anna Fisher with Jawge Hughes Wilton Place School Staff Luncheon November 25, 2005 Catalina's Bar & Grill with Barbara Morrison, Chris Williams and The Bu Crew (surprise party for Ed Gray) 6725 W. Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA (323) 466-2210 $15 cover 2 drink min. November 4, 2005 & Angel Magik Present THE RETURN OF THE AFRICAN LION INTERNATIONAL REGGAE STAR ALPHA BLONDY Featuring World Oboist ANNA FISHER and Jamaica's hottest new roots band ROOTZ UNDERGROUND Plus Reggae, African, Zouk, Soca & Reggaeton DJ MPENZI DJ OMAR Doors 9 pm $28 presale The Mezzanine 444 Jessie Street @ Mint San Francisco, CA 94103 for info: 415.625.8880 October 30, 2005 St. Clare's Home and You: A domestic violence awareness brunch will be at noon at El Camino Country Club, 3202 Vista Way, Oceanside. Featured at the event will be Molin Music Recording Artist Anna Fisher, bluegrass music, silent and live auctions. Tickets: $40 to $50 a person. Information: (760) 741-0122, ext. 103. October 28, 2005 Wilton Place School Multicultural Fall Festival 745 S. Wilton Place Los Angeles, CA 90005 3pm - 6pm. All Ages. Music, Entertainment, Games and Refreshments. Anna Fisher performs between 5pm and 6 pm. FREE (213)389-1181 October 6, 2005 Lawless Street Presents Dread Rockers Club Live In Concert: TRADITION SHAKAMAN ANNA FISHER NEW RHYTHM BAND featuring KEITHIE KULCHA EVANS LAMOUR and the IRIE LIONS BAND Zen Sushi Bar & Grill 2609 Hyperion Blvd. (@Griffith Park Blvd. Showtime 10 pm - 2 am $5 Admission Valet and Self Parking Available Club info: (323) 805-0168 Big D Studio Productions (323) 293-2226 September 24, 2005 Soberday Festival Soberlink Foundation 2005 Mercado del Valle 11673 Glen Oaks Blvd. Pacoima, CA 91331 Show: 10 am - 11 am Info: (818)272-9442 September 3, 2005 Yin Yang Artist of The Year Award presented by One Child Our Village Foundation at Celebrity Center 5930 Franklin Ave. Hollywood, CA 90028 August 19, 2005 Alpha Blondy & Guests Anna Fisher and Jah Faith and The I-Team Band Malibu Inn 22969 Pacific Coast Highway Malibu, CA 90265 (across from Malibu Pier between Old Topanga Canyon and Cross Creek) Ample Parking Great Food and Drinks All Ages Doors open 8:00 pm (866) 340 - BAND August 17, 2005 Dub Club with Edi Fitzroy and Jah Faith 1822 Sunset LA, CA August 14, 2005 2:40pm Watts Summer Festival Main Concert Stage Free Admission and Parking 10950 S. Central Ave. Los Angeles, CA For info: Thursday, August 11, 2005 Thurs. Aug. 11 - Alpha Blondy and guests, Anna Fisher (8pm), Jawge & The UKB and Jah Faith with I-Team Band - The Vault 350 - 350 Pine Ave. Downtown Long Beach - 8pm - (562) 590-5566- Web: August 7, 2005 LOVE JAMAICA? COME CELEBRATE! Honoring Jamaica's 43rd year of independence! Jamaica Independence Day Family Picnic 2005 10:00 AM - 6 PM @ EDWARD VINCENT PARK(Formerly Centinela Park) 300 Centinela Avenue, Inglewood (Cross Street, Florence Avenue) *Children's Corner *Talent Show(Pre-registration required) *Field Games *Jah Crew Band and Anna Fisher on Main Stage * *Domino Tournament *Caribbean Breeze Steel Drum FREE ADMISSION! NO ALCOHOL! FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! For more information call: (310) 695-6067 or (310) 864-6626 Pack your picnic basket and come enjoy the park and the swimming pool! July 18, 2005 Danced Electric Slide Boogie with Marcia Griffiths (Beres Hammond Love Has No Boundaries Tour) Belly Up Cantina Solana Beach, CA June 26, 2005 Shanachie Records Releases "Black * Gold * Green" by Third World featuring, Beres Hammond, Wayne Marshall, Blu Fox, and Oboist Anna Fisher. April 17, 2005 With award winning Third World Band First Annual Del Mar Reggae Festival Del Mar Fairgrounds 5pm show April 16, 2005 House of Blues Anaheim with award winning Third World Band Disneyland Drive Doors open 7:00 pm April 14, 2005 Malibu Inn with award winning Third World Band from Jamaica 22969 Pacific Coast Highway Malibu, CA 90265 (across from Malibu Pier between Old Topanga Canyon and Cross Creek) Ample Parking Great Food and Drinks All Ages Doors open 8:00 pm (866) 340 - BAND March 27, 2005 Hal's Bar & Grill Venice Beach with Quentin Denard Quartet. Quentin Denard, drums, Michael Soucier, bass, Fernando Harkless, reeds and Darrell Alston, keyboard. February 13, 2005 Recording session with Third World Band of Joe Higgs' "There's A Reward For Me" for their upcoming album, "Black, Gold and Green" on the Shanachie label. October 30, 2004 VIP Appearance with Third World Band San Francisco, CA October 22, 2004 Wilton Place School Fall Family Festival 745 S. Wilton Place Los Angeles, CA 3pm - 6 pm. FREE! October 9, 2004 Reggae Roots & Culture Showcase featuring, Third World, Abijah (w/Zema)& Boom Shaka California Science Center Exposition Park Los Angeles 9pm Tickets $40 adv. $45 door (danced onstage with Abijah) Saturday and Sunday, September 10 & 11, 2004 Black Business Expo Kids' World Stage @ 2:30 pm Los Angeles Convention Center Exhibition Hall $5.00 Gen. Admission Children under 12 free. See website for additional information Monday, September 6, 2004 Anna Fisher & Zema African Marketplace Wholistic Medicine Tree Village 3:50 pm - 4:30 pm Exposition Park Los Angeles $6 Gen Admission see website for more info: NEW:: Friday, September 3, 2004 Anna Fisher will be the special featured guest with the John Hammond Trio and Pete Christlieb at The Back Room at Henri's Restaurant 21601 Sherman Way Canoga Park, CA (corner of Remmet St) Valet Parking and Street Parking 8:00pm - midnight No Cover Sunday August 22, 2004 Performance with Zema on Wholistic Stage 3:30pm and Sweet Baby Jai 7:00pm on American Music Stage at African Marketplace Exposition Park August 8, 2004 Jamaica Independence Day Program Holy Faith Episcopal Church 260 N. Locust. St. (behind Coley's) Inglewood, CA 90301 11:00 am Service 12:30pm Reception Admission FREE Come celebrate Jamaica's Independence with us! (310) 674-7700 for information July 17, 2004 Catalina's Bar and Grill with Barbara Morrison 6725 W. Sunset Blvd (at McCadden)Hollywood, CA 8:30pm Ticket price $20 plus 2 drink minimum. Reservations and info for Barbara's Show: (323) 466- 2210 June 17 & 18, 2004 Dance Performances with Marcia Griffiths and Maxi Priest on the "For The Love of It Tour 2004" with Beres Hammond. West Hollywood House of Blues 9 PM June 18, 2004 Wilton Place School Dinner Dance Sponsored by Wilton Place School PTA 745 S. Wilton Place Los Angeles $10 pp (213) 389-1181 6pm-10pm FRIDAY MAY 21, 2004 (CANCELLED: 5/19/04) Celebrate Hollywood High's 100th Anniversary and Support the Performing Arts Magnet The Thespians Club Presents An Evening of Jazz Benefit Concert featuring Everette Harp with Kevin Toney Mark Cargil & Friends Greg Cook, Tony Drake, John Hart and Quentin Dennard featuring Lisa Gay, China Eyes, Clarolyn Maier, Alberto de Almar, Anna Fisher and Jeff Robinson. Opening Acts Alumni Latin band Orchestra Trovador with M.C. Dr. Roland Esquire Holmes. VIP reception 7pm - Showtime 8pm VIP tickets $75/ General Admission $25 Call Denise Cook (323) 288-5584 Hollywood High School Auditorium 1521 N. Highland Ave. Hollywood, CA (at Selma) April 18, 2004 Anna Fisher with Eric Ekstrand Trio at Columbo's Restuarant 6510 Colorado Eagle Rock 8pm April 11, 2004 Anna Fisher with Louis Taylor Quartet at Hal's Venice Beach 8pm - 12pm. No Cover 1349 Abbot Kinney Venice Beach, CA April 10, 2004 MOLIN MUSIC recording artist, Anna Fisher will play oboe and sing with the legendary John Hammond Band at Fitzgerald's at the Woodland Hills Hilton 6360 Canoga Ave. Woodland Hills, CA 91367 (818) 585-1000 No cover, free valet parking, full bar and fine dining. Saturday, April 10, 2004 8pm - 12pm. April 9, 2004 Loews Hotel w/ Barbara Morrison Santa Monica 9pm - 12:00 pm April 7, 2004 Anna Fisher Interview on KPFK Public Radio Pueblos Sin Fronteras/People Without Borders' host Fernando Velazquez. 5:30 - 6:00 AM 90.7 FM Los Angeles March 31, 2004 "Yin Yang" CD released on MOLIN MUSIC label March 11, 2004 Maple Drive Restaurant w/ Phil Wright Trio.Maple Drive Restaurant 345 Maple Drive Beverly Hills, CA Phil Wright, piano, (Composer/Arranger Nancy Wilson) Louis Spears, bass (Diana Ross) and Donald Dean, drums (Atlantic Classics) from 7pm - 10pm. Chef Eric Klein For more information and directions: March 10, 2004 Casa Del Mar w/ Barbara Morrison 1910 Ocean Blvd. Santa Monica, CA (310)581-5533. March 7, 2004 Featured Artist International Women's Month 11:00 AM Throop Memorial Church 300 S. Los Robles Ave. Pasadena , CA 91101 (626) 795-8625 FREE March 5, 2004 Featured Artist KGLP "Tropical Reggae" w/ Steve Buggie International Women's Month 10pm-12pm Feb. 27, 2004 Mexican Village Los Angeles, CA 8pm Feb. 27, 2004 African American History Month Wilton Place School and Media City Ballet's "Peter & The Wolf" Los Angeles 10 am. Feb. 17, 2004 Soloist at memorial service for Jamaica's Foundation Dancehall Singer, George "Simple Simon" Somers 1:00 pm Douglas & Dunaway Mortuary 4286 W. Broadway (at Birch Ave) Hawthorne, CA 90250 (310) 676-2271 Feb. 14, 15 & 16 VIP Bob Marley's Birthday Long Beach (14& 15) & San Diego, CA (16) Feb. 3, 2004 The Wailers Band featuring Anna Fisher and Elan Roxy Theater 9009 W. Sunset Blvd. W. Hollywood Dec. 27, 2003 Los Angeles - MOLIN MUSIC recording artist, Anna Fisher will play oboe and sing with the legendary John Hammond Band at Fitzgerald's at the Woodland Hills Hilton 6360 Canoga Ave. Woodland Hills, CA 91367 (818) 585-1000 No cover, free valet parking, full bar and fine dining. Saturday, December 27, 2003 8pm - 12pm. Come out to share the spirit of the season! Dec 18, 2003 Wilton Place School Holiday Program Dec 16, 2003 Hollywood Park Casino with John Bolivar Dec. 16, 2003 Wilton Place School Staff Holiday Party TUESDAY, NOV. 25, 2003 Frankie Paul Jah Faith Anna Fisher and the New Rhythm Band 8pm-2am Malibu Inn 22969 Pacific Coast Highway Malibu, CA 90265 (between Old Topanga Canyon & Cross Creek) for $15 advance tickets: 317-6146/(866)340-BAND SUN. Nov. 23, 2003 Frankie Paul Jah Faith Anna Fisher and the New Rhythm Band Coach House Santa Barbara 110 Santa Barbara Street 8pm for advance tickets: (866) 340-BAND Thursday, October 9, 2003 15th Anniversary Celebration for Venice Magazine Maple Drive Restaurant with Phil Wright Trio Saturday, October 4, 2003 Star-spangled Celebration honoring Dr. Terry Moren. Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel Oscar Room Hollywood, CA 12:30pm (private party) Saturday, September 27, 2003 Fitzgerald's at Hilton Hotel Woodland Hills with legendary Gene Diamond and John Hammond. 8 pm 12 am. No cover, free valet parking, full bar and fine dining. 6360 Canoga Ave. Woodland Hills, CA 91367 (818) 595-1000. Saturday, September 13 & Sunday September 14, 2003 Black Business Expo & Trade Show Los Angeles Convention Center Kids Zone Stage 2pm Saturday, September 6, 2003 "A Cultured Affair with La.Dee.Dred and Friends" Celebrity Center Garden Pavillion 5930 Franklin Ave Hollywood, CA (corner Bronson & Franklin Ave) Tickets ($10 advance $15 door children free) 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Special Guest Artist Appearances By: Ras Michael Isaac Haile Selassie La.Dee.Dred (featured guest) Anna Fisher Ali - Baba Akua & The Queen Compound Joann Garner-Smith (Spoken Word) Madame Katherine Jha-Voice KYDZ Round Tha World Amera (comedian) Portios of the proceeds with benefit THE JUSTICE FOR MURDERED CHILDREN FOUNDATION For info call (323) 290- 9604 Sunday, August 17, 2003 Maple Drive Restaurant 345 Maple Drive Beverly Hills, CA brunch with Phil Wright, piano, (Composer/Arranger Nancy Wilson) Louis Spears, bass (Diana Ross) and Donald Dean, drums (Atlantic Classics) from 11am until 3 pm. For more information and directions: Love to see you there! Saturday, August 16, 2003 Marcus Garvey Day Celebration featuring: Boom Shaka Ladee D Anna Fisher Lion Heart Rasta International Marcus Garvey Cultural Center 2618 Slauson Ave. (at 5th Ave) Los Angeles, CA 90043 (323) 292-3528 Admission: Your Good Attitude! Entertainment, Food & Refreshments 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm Friday, August 8, 2003 Anna Fisher with Dub Kinetics from 8:30pm -10:00 pm at MALIBU INN 22969 Pacific Coast Hwy. Malibu, CA $5.00 Cover Charge. Delicious menu, great live music at Malibu Beach! (310) 456-6106 Sunday August 3, 2003 JAMAICA INDEPENDENCE FAMILY DAY PICNIC Westchester Park & Rec. Center 7000 Manchester Blvd. Westchester, CA 9am-6pm (performance time TBA) Childrens' corner, Talent Show (pre-registration required), Field Games, Cricket, Domino Tournament (early reg. req.), Costume Contest (early reg. req.), Cultural Entertainment to include Anna Fisher and many other caribbean artists, fun, fun, fun for the entire family! Volunteers needed. Come out & Bring Your Picnic Basket Healing Our Nation, Unifying Our People FREE ADMISSION! info: (310) 695-6067 Sat. July 12, 2003 Simple Simon Productions Presents "A FAMILY AND FRIENDS STAGE SHOW" featuring Carlton Livingston, Sista Nancy, Anna Fisher, Badfish, Sista Ambussh, Princess, A+ (aka Valentine De Vargas), Queen Shauntel, Barefaceworrior, Zaro B, Viper backed by Shakaman's "Ultimate Reaction" Band 1PM until 10PM (All ages) Mission Bay Golf Course Victor's on the Bay 2702 N. Mission Bay Drive San Diego, CA 92109 (323) 355-0266 $25 advance $30 door June 17, 2003 Anna Fisher with Barbara Morrison & Her Band Hollywood Park Casino 7:30pm-10:30pm KJAZZ After Work Jazz Cool Down with MC James Janisse June 14, 2003 7th Annual Ragga Muffins Productions REGGAE OLD SCHOOL JAM Anna Fisher with Llloyd Parks & The We The People Band backing Jamaican Legend, John Holt & Marcia Griffiths (Electric Slide Boogie) at Queen Mary Park Long Beach, CA Also performing, Leroy Sibble, Cornell Campbell, Errol Dunkley, Peter Metro, Little John. Noon till 8 pm. June 7, 2003 Jazz Reggae Reception with Ras Jimi Jaimin, Mikiel and King's Chamber Band for Southeast Symphony Association Inglewood, CA 4-7pm 158 N. La Brea May 30, 2003 Final Midnight Jam at Howling Monk JazzCoffeeBar in Inglewood's last show with Harold Land, Jr. following Dwight Trible's Concert Sat. April 12, 2003 Benefit for Jamaican Foundation Dancehall Artist, Simple Simon Mission Bay Golf Course 2702 N. Mission Bay Drive San Diego with Frankie Paul, Johnny Osbourne, Anna Fisher, Tony Tuff, Phillip Frazier, Michael Palmer, Rankin' Joe, Major Makerel, Ambussh DJ's Black Star Sound, Dynamo & Tazmania 1pm-10pm Tickets $30 advance/$25 gate Info: (858)531-3903 or (323) 751- 7853 Fri. April 11, 2003 Benefit for Jamaican Foundation Dancehall Artist, Simple Simon at Hollywood Park Casino 3883 W. Century Blvd (at Prairie) Inglewood, CA Frankie Paul, Phillip Frazier, Anna Fisher, Princess, Winston Hussey, Michael Palmer, Johnny Osbourne, Tony Tuff, Major Mackerel, Rankin' Joe Sister Ambussh & Endasha. DJ's Black Star Sound, Tazmania & Firgo Digital Tickets $20 Advance/ $25 Door (310) 330-2800 or (323) 751-7853. April 6, 2003 Surprise Artist at Fashion Designer Sterling Capricio's Spring Collection After Party Los Angeles Sun. March 30, 2003 Anna Fisher with John Bolivar Quartet Hal's Bar & Grill No Cover 9pm-12pm 1349 Abbot Kinney Blvd Venice (310) 396-3105 Mon. March 17, 2003 Anna Fisher with Mahesh Balisooriyas Trio Catalina's Bar & Grill 1640 N. Cahuenga Blvd (at Hollywood Blvd) Hollywood, CA One Show only 8:30pm $5.00 Admission (2 drink minimum, all ages)(323) 466-2210 or (323) 731-2468. Weds. Feb 26, 2003 B.B. King's Live with Jazz All-Stars Universal City Walk 8pm parking $8.00 Sun. Jan 26, 2003 - Charlotte Fish & Dr. Hamer Lacey Wedding Gloucester Christian Unitarian Church Gloucester, MA Sun. Jan. 5, 2003 - Send off for Rev. Paul Sawyer Music with Legendary Jazz Pianist, Billy Mitchell at Throop Church 300 S. Los Robles Pasadena 11AM (626) 795-8625 Tues. Dec. 31 2002- Claude Pepper Senior Center's, "Monte Carlo Day" 1762 S. La Cienega Blvd. LA, CA $25.00 includes special New Year's Hat, $500 playing chips (additional may be purchased during the event), appetizers (Harold & Belle's), beverage, live entertainment and dancing. (all ages)12pm - 4pm Slots, Roulette, Black Jack, Poker, Wheel of Fortune, Crap Tables & Chuck A Luck Tues. Dec. 24 - A Night of Tropical Jazz and Reggae w/ OBONE (Anna Fisher, Phil Ranelin) and special guests Chestcott with Lesterfari, Bassie, Shakaman, Rootsmon, and Ruff Cutt Sound - Club Silk - 2323 W. Martin Luther King Blvd. Los Angeles - 9pm to 2am - 21 and over - $20 door - (213) 896-4427 / (323) 294-8430 December 4, 2002 Tribute to Music Legend, Roger Steffens Club One Love Lifetime Achievement Award Club One Love @ Club Lush 2020 Wilshire Blvd. Santa Monica, CA Guest List & Info: (310) 485-1018 Showtime 10:30 PM. The house will be full of Los Angeles' finest Roots Reggae artists. The DJ's will be mixing their finest vinyls. Wear your best dancing shoes!! Can't wait to see you all there! December 1, 2002 V.I.P. Blockbuster 71st Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade November 17, 2002 Benefit for Simple Simon House of Blues Sunset Blvd. W. Hollywood, CA 10PM November 13, 2002 Alliance of Asian Pacific Administrators Empress Pavillion LA November 3, 2002 Benefit for Simple Simon Coach House Santa Barbara, CA November 2, 2002 Benefit for Simple Simon Hollywood Park Pavillion LA, CA October 31, 2002 Benefit for Simple Simon Golden Sails Long Beach, CA October 26, 2002 Loews Hotel w/ Barbara Morrison Santa Monica October 20, 2002 Catalina's Bar & Grill w/ Barbara Morrison Hlywd October 16, 2002 EIEP Student Culmination (LAUSD) Temple Isaiah LA, CA October 12, 2002 Special Solo w/ John B. Williams Trio, Leon "Ndugu" Chancelor, Theo Saunders Howling Monk JazzCoffeeBar Inglewood, CA October 6, 2002 Jazz at Drew VIP Guest Los Angeles September 25, 2002 Rampart Police Booster Assoc. Luncheon Buffetland Restaurant 1925 W. Olympic Los Angeles 11 am-2pm September 24, 2002 Featured at B.B. Kings' Blues Club Universal Citywalk with Howard "Mac" McCrary September 21, 2002 Jefferson Branch Public Library Dedication September 17, 2002 B.B. King's Blues Club N. Hollywood, CA September 11, 2002 Studio Session with Cuba Gooding, Sr. September 11, 2002 Wilton Place School Los Angeles, CA September 10, 2002 Cafe Future Inglewood, CA September 6, 7 & 8, 2002 Black Business Expo & Trade Show Los Angeles Convention Center 3PM each day Kids Zone Stage August 28, 2002 Appearance at West End Club Santa Monica, CA 6PM August 25, 2002 VIP Appearance at Trombonist Phil Ramelin's Poolside Splash Set at Radisson Culver City, CA August 24, 2002 Special Appearance with the Fully Fullwood Band (Peter Tosh's Bass)at the Los Angeles Zoo Tree Top Terrace. Jawge Hughes on piano (Joe Higgs), Tony Chin on guitar (Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Big Mountain), Vince Black on guitar (Wailing Souls) and Rock Deitrich on drum (Kenny Loggins, Everette Harp). August 23 & 24, 2002 Special Appearance with John B. Williams (Horace Silver's Bass) Trio. Lew Matthews on piano(Nancy Wilson) and Leon "Ndugu" Chancler on drum (George Duke, Whitney H., Michael Jackson)HowlingMonk Cafe Inglewood August 17 & 18, 2002 Special Appearance with Winard Harper Sextet (Dexter Gordon)Howling Monk Jazz Cafe Inglewood, CA August 17, 2002 Tribute to Central Ave Jazz Artists Jefferson Park Studio 4835 W. Jefferson LA 6PM August 4, 2002 Jamaica Independence Day Family Picnic LA, CA June 28, 2002 Guest Artist Private Party Baldwin Hills Los Angeles, CA June 28, 2002 Annual Staff Luncheon Wilton Place Elementary School Los Angeles, CA June 21, 2002 Guest Soloist w/ Blues legend Barbara Morrison Loews Hotel Santa Monica, CA June 15, 2002 Guest Soloist w/ Blues legend Barbara Morrison Loews Hotel Santa Monica, CA April 24, 2002 Jamaica Tourist Board Dinner Four Seasons Hotel Newport Beach, CA April 23, 2002 Jamaica Tourist Board Dinner Coppacabana Pomona, CA April 20, 2002 Guest Soloist with Blues Legend Barbara Morrison Loews Hotel Santa Monica, CA April 20, 2002 20th Anniv.& College Commencement for Institute for Computer Technology Los Angeles, CA April 20, 2002 Blooming of the Roses Festival Celebration USC/Exposition Park Los Angeles, CA April 17, 2002 Beres Hammond Show VIP Guest San Francisco, CA April 16, 2002 Beres Hammond Show House of Blues VIP Guest, W. Hollywood CA April 7, 2002 Benefit Concert for Safety Zone Westin Ballroom St. John United States Virgin Islands March 31, 2002 Soloist with Fully Fullwood Band at Big Easter Splash w/ Frankie Paul, Errol Dunkley, Johnny Osbourne, Phillip Frazier Hollywood Park Casino Pavillion Inglewood, CA March 23, 2002 "Rehabilitation: Been There! Done That!" by Ed Townsend (Let's Get It On, For Your Love) Congress Hall Salvation Army Los Angeles, CA 7PM (starring role) March 8, 2002 Performance with Jazz legend, Ms. Barbara Morrison Wyndham Belage W. Hollywood, CA February 24, 2002 African-American History Month Program Marcus Garvey Cultural Center Los Angeles, CA January 29, 2002 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Program Wilton Place School Los Angeles, CA December 25, 2001 Annual Christmas Jam at the home of late jazz bassist, Larry Gales (Thelonious Monk) Los Angeles, CA December 22, 2001 Grand Polaris Ballroom Hyatt Regency Hotel Los Angeles, CA Black & White Ball (private) December 11, 2001 Holiday Stress Inservice/Breakfast for District E Office Managers LAUSD Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel Oscar Room Hollywood, CA November 10, 2001 "Rehabilitation: Been There! Done That!" by Ed Townsend Salvation Army Congress Hall 8pm Los Angeles, CA October 21, 2001 Throop Memorial Church 300 S. Los Robles Pasadena, CA Guest Speaker: Reverend James Lawson of the Civil Rights Movement 11:00am 626/795-8625 (free) September 18, 2001 VIP Appearance "LA Dodger's Jam" ML King Middle School (S.E.A.P.) Hollywood, CA September 1 & 2, 2001 VIP Appearance Monterey Bay Reggaefest Monterey, CA August 11, 2001 United States National Anthem (vocal) Jamaican Independence Family Day Picnic Los Angeles, CA August 10, 2001 Special Guest Artist with Jawge & the UKB Domenico's Pasadena, CA August 4, 2001 VIP Appearance Steel Pulse w/ Neville Brothers House of Blues W. Hollywood August 3, 2001 Celebrity Judge City- Wide Dance Competition International Family Festival Westchester Park July 28, 2001 VIP Appearance The Beauty of Fashion and People Lawrence Phillips/Alan Del Rosario Century Club July 28 & 29, 2001 VIP Appearance 6th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival Los Angeles July 21, 2001 109th Birthday Celebration of His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie Rasta International Marcus Garvey Cultural Center Los Angeles, CA June 29, 2001 Wilton Place School Staff Multicultural Program and Appreciation Luncheon Oxford Palace Hotel June 29, 2001 Kindergarten Graduation Wilton Place School Los Angeles, CA June 28, 2001 Farewell Brunch for Assistant Principal Joan McConico Wilton Place School Los Angeles June 27, 2001 Farewell Luncheon for Principal J. Grace Yoon Wilton Place School Los Angeles June 23, 2001 International Spring Arts Festival Wilton Place School (Artist and Chair) June 23, 2001 Mary Lee Shon Education Building Dedication Wilton Place School Los Angeles, CA March 26, 2001 Guest Soloist 1st Anniversary Nyabinghi Celebration with Ras Michael and the Sons of Negus Rasta International Marcus Garvey Cultural Center, Inc. Los Angeles, CA March 16, 2001 Guest Soloist Paramount Pictures Theater Melrose Ave. Hollywood, CA March 11, 2001: Guest Soloist Academy Room Roosevelt Hotel 7000 Hollywood Blvd Hollywood 11 AM February 24, 2001:Program for At Risk Youth w/ Reggae Artist Ras Jimi Jaimin and Detour Posse 11:15 am - 11:45am USC Campus Bovard Aud. LA, CA Admission Free February 22, 2001: Relief Effort for the People of El Salvador Dinner and Cultural Program 7pm-10pm Wilshire United Methodist Fellowship Hall 711 S. Plymouth Blvd (@ Wilshire) in LA $25 (213) 736-1219 February 17, 2001: Dedication of New Gym Baldwin Hills Rec & Community Ctr 5401 Highlight Place (N off Rodeo between Ridgely and Burnside) 10am - 1pm Admission Free (refreshments) February 6, 2001: VIP Appearance at Hollywood Walk of Fame Star for the Honorable Robert Nesta Marley January 7, 2001: Ethiopian Christmas Celebration w/ Marcia Higgs El Rey Theater LA, CA December 20-22, 2000: Holidays Around the World Wilton Place School LA, CA November 5, 2000: Celebration of the 70th Coronation of H.I.M. Rasta Intn'l M Garvey Cultural Center LA October 31, 2000 : Wilton Place School Halloween Parade and PTA Carnival Los Angeles, CA October 22, 2000 : Agape Foundation Against Dom. Violence, Inc. Radisson Hotel Ballroom LA, CA October 20, 2000 : Recording Session Private Island Studios Hollywood, CA October 19, 2000 Been There, Done That EBT New Life Hollywood Park Pavillion September 26, 2000 Children's Hospital of Los Angeles September 23 & 24 : 2000 Bob Marley Festival Tour A. Strauss Artists Square Dallas September 19, 2000 Wilton Place School Los Angeles September 9, 2000 Been There, Done That sneak preview Hollywd Park September 9, 2000 Orlu Village Scholarship Program Veterans Auditorium UCLA Aug 24, 2000 Joe Higgs Memorial Reggae Music Festival West End Santa Monica August 20, 2000 Marcus Garvey Day Program Rasta Intn'l MGarvey Cultural Center Inglewood, CA August 18, 2000 Been There , Done That Nat'l Black Chmbr of Commerce Wash, DC August 13, 2000 Jamaica Independence Day Family Picnic Westchester Park LA August 6, 2000 Teen Stage International Family Festival Westchester Park LA, CA August 5, 2000 Commercial for New Urban Entertainment Cable (NUE - Q. Jones) August 5, 2000 Teen Stage International Family Festival Westchester, CA August 4, 2000 Oldies Night International Family Festival Westchester, CA July 23, 2000 Rastafari International Marcus Garvey Cultural Center Los Angeles July 20 & 21: Wilton Place School Student Achievement Motivational Show LA,CA July 2, 2000: Ein Stein's Hermosa Beach, CA June 18, 2000: Sierra Nevada World Music Festival Marysville, CA June 16, 2000: Dorsey HS SEAP Good Attendance Rally LA, CA June 12, 2000: Celebrity Golf Tournament w/ Tiger Wood and Ed Townsend Cascades Golf Course Sylmar, CA (postponed till October 1, 2000) May 20, 2000 International Spring Arts Festival: Celebrate the Youth 2000 LA, CA April 29& 30 2000 Headliner Bob Marley Festival Tour Tucson , AZ April 23, 2000 Nyabinghi Session with Ras Michael @ Rastafari Intnl Center April 23, 2000 Crenshaw Christian Church (appearance) Inglewood, CA April 22,2000 Easter Egg Hunt Vineyard Recreation Center Los Angeles April 8 & 9, 2000 Headliner Bob Marley Festival Tour 2000 San Antonio, TX March 11 & 12 Soloist w/ Fully Fullwood Band Bob Marley Festival Tour Houston February 20, 2000 Soloist at Joe Higgs Memorial Service Kingston, Jamaica February 3, 2000 Tribute to Joe Higgs w/ Marcia Higgs at 14 Below Santa Monica, CA January 16, 2000 Keynote and Soloist McCarty Memorial Prayer Breakfast January 9, 2000 Celebration of the Life of the Legendary Joe Higgs Los Angeles December 26 Holiday Inspiration SOBERLINK, INC. Pico- Union December 22 Been There, Done That w/ Ed Townsend Acton Rehab Center December 17 Wilton Place School Christmas Luncheon Shilla Restaurant Koreatown November 20 & 21 1999 Annual Bob Marley Festival Tour Phoenix, AZ October 30, 1999 Desiree Velazques Quincenera Compton, CA October 30, 199 Wilton Place School Halloween Carnival Los Angeles October 3, 1999 Ed Townsend, The Man and his Music Hollywood Park Casino August 20, 1999 Performer for RAW Conference Club Ibex San Jose, CA August 20, 1999: Panelist for Reggae Ambassadors Worldwide Conf. San Jose, CA August 16, 1999 : Featured on KCAL 9 Nightly News - Live Performance August 7, 1999: Solo Artist International Family Festival Westchester Park, CA Summer 1999: Recording full-length release co-produced with Jawge Hughes May 22, 1999 International Spring Arts Festival Wilton Place School LA,CA Chair May 1, 1999 California Speedway w/Jawge and The Unknown Band Fontana, CA April 25, 1999 Live Interview w/ Jah B Sounds of Africa WHRW Binghamton, NY April 18, 1999 SOBERLINK Walk-A-Thon Van Nuys, CA April 1999 Review in Australian Press GREEN LEFT WEEKLY by Norm Dixon April 1999 Renaissance In Formation featured in The BEAT Magazine (Chuck Foster) March 28, 1999 Live Interview on Roots Revelation KFMB Mendocino County CA March 24, 1999 Hamilton HS and Music Academy Perfect Attendance Rally LA March 23, 1999 32ndSt/USC Visual & Performing Arts Magnet School LA March 11, 1999 Performance at Shilla Restaurant for Korean American Ed. Assoc. March 10, 1999 Wilton Place Children's Center Los Angeles, CA March 4, 1999 Presentation and performance at California State Los Angeles February 28, 1999 Solo Performance at Throop Church Pasadena February 14, 1999 Television Interview WOMEN IN REGGAE w/ Joan Savory of Oakland, CA Bob Marley Day Celebration Long Beach, CA (w/Sister Carol, and others) January 1999: Extensive radio airplay of Renaissance In Formation worldwide December 1998 LISTED TOP TEN ALBUMS Papa Pilgrim RAW#1 KCRL, KZMU December 1998 Listed DJ Sister Yasmin's Top Picks for 1998 December 9 , 1998 Hamilton HS Music Academy Guest Artist December 7, 1998 32 St/USC Visual & Performing Arts Magnet School Guest Artist November 28, 1998 -present Reggae Rhythms Radio Show WAPS Featured Artist November 23, 1998 Ca. Assoc. of Student Councils (CASC) /S.E.A.P. Marina Marriot October 25, 1998 Beverly Hills Education Foundation Walk Beverly Hills HS October 24, 1998 Conversation Peace Pasadena YWCA Week Without Violence September 13, 1998 4th Annual International Family Festival LA City Rec. & Parks August 15, 1998 Recital with German Soprano Rosemarie Pfinder N. Hollywood,CA July 18, 1998 A Day of Hope and Compassion Project Open Door 619 E. 5th Street LA July 14, 1998 Solo Performance National University Airtel Conference Center Van Nuys, CA June 15,1998 Televised Intrvw, Making A Difference Palmer Prod. Century Comm. S.M,CA May 16,1998 32nd St/USC Visual & Performing Arts School Carnival Los Angeles May 9,1998 Wrkshp Prsntr LA City Rec.& Parks Childcare Conf. San Pedro (out of country) May 8, 1998 Women in Jail/Children in Crisis March Justice Works Hall of Administration LA May 8 Mother's Day Without My ChildrenSUNADV& NCADV Pub.HearingHall of Admin. LA (taped for CBS 48 Hours Show on Domestic Violence and Child Custody Issues) April 26,1998SOBERLINK Walk-A-Thon Soloist/Sponsor Van Nuys, CA April 12 Oboe Soloist with USC Chamber Orchestra First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles March 26 Ending Violence Against Women Conference Cal. State Univ. at Northridge March 25 Live Interview with Anita Davis New Director WVWIRadio One St. Thomas,USVI March 21 Keynote Speaker Southern California School Nurse Organization Fullerton, CA March 19 S.E.A.P. KDION Performance 102nd St Elementary School Watts, CA March 8 Keynote Guest Artist Oscar Romero Congregation Int'l Women's Day March 6 Guest Artist SOBERLINK Television Show Century Communications S.M, CA February 21, 1998 Keynote Speaker Baldwin Hills Children's Center/LA City Rec. & Parks December 24, 1997 Sam?s Club El Monte, World Vision, Catholic Charities and Options Headstart November 15, 1997 Benefit for Habitat for Humanity Unitarian Universalist Church of SM November 2 Beverly Hills Education Foundation Walk for Our Schools and Carnival BHHS October 25 School Nurse Organization of So. Cal. Fall Conference Monrovia Windham Hotel October 10 HEADLINE NEWS KFWB LA's #1 News Radio Show with Ken Jeffries(5 spots) October 4 13th Annual ENCUENTRO Troop Church, Pasadena (Guest Artist) September 26 SOBERLINK Walk-A-Thon Aired on Century Cable Channel 3 September 13 Harvest Fiesta First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles (Featured Artist) August 5 Fourth Annual National Night Out Celebration/ Rampart Div. LAPD (Guest Artist) July 20 Guest Soloist First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles June 13 Belmont Cluster Office Parent Appreciation Reception Biltmore Hotel LA,CA June 12 Candlelight Vigil in Memory of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman DanaPt June 2 Partnership for a Peaceful Community National Conference / Violence Prevention Coalition of Greater Los Angeles Westin Hotel LA, CA (Nat'l Anthem and Featured Artist) May 28 ,1997 National University Airtel Hotel & Conference Center Van Nuys, CA May 25 Asian Pacific Islander Community & Career Expo LA Police Academy Elysian Park May 10 Featured Artist 32nd St/USC Visual & Performing Arts Magnet School Carnival April 26 Featured Artist 8th Annual Peace March Court House LA, CA Drive By Agony April 20 Featured Artist Soberlink/ I-ADARP Walk-A-Thon Reseda, CA April 12 Featured Artist Esperanza Festival Community Counseling Services LA,CA April 6, 1997 Meditational Play, Music and Service Whitney M. Young, Jr.? (Former head, National Urban League) First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles March 30 Guest Artist Easter Sunday First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles March 29 Chamber Music Recital with Soprano Rosemarie Pfinder Santa Monica, CA March 17, 1997 Featured Artist Live Public Radio Interview KZYX Philo, CA February 5, 1997 Featured Artist Soberlink Television Program ?Domestic Violence? (TBI and Century Cable) Van Nuys, CA January 1997 Artist Showcases (seven) at Wilton Place School Los Angeles, CA December 29, 1996 Guest Soloist First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles December 28 Guest Artist Holiday Party Women Writers West Culver City, CA December 10 Guest Soloist First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles December 4 Featured Artist on Minyard & Tillden Show KABC Morning Talk Radio LA,CA November 23 Women Writers West Fremont Public Library Hancock Park LA,CA Keynote November 8 Community Forum For Education and Wilton Place School Recognition Dinner Oxford Palace Hotel LA, CA. November 3 Throop Unitarian Church Pasadena, CA (Pastoral Installation) Soloist October 26 Nurturing the Creative Spirit Within Women Writers Fremont Lib. Hancock Pk October 19 Rampart Division Police Station Operation Sparkle LA,CA October 17 32nd Street/USC Visual and Performing Arts Magnet Presentation LA,CA October 12 Wilshire Division Police Station Get-A-Long-A-Thon Against Crime LA,CA October 5 SW Division Police Station Operation Sparkle Audobon Middle School LA,CA September 15 Alexandria House Open House LA,CA August 25 Celebrate the Life of Mario Cassetta (Music Director KPFK) - Stage Manager August 6 National Night Out Celebration Rampart Division Police Station July 18 Guest Artist LA Unified School District Board of Education (C,C&C Comm. Meeting) July 13 Stop The Violence - Increase The Peace Walk/ Run Peace Consortium Great Western Forum Inglewood, CA July 7 Nurturing The Creative Spirit Within Service First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles June 29&30 , 1996 Lafayette Park Community Center LAPD Rampart Div June 27 SOBERLINK Cable Television Show with host: Rachel Cosmic. June 16 Oboe Soloist First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles June 8 Wilshire Police Division Open House SEAP Community Showcase LA,CA June 1Stand Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE )March & Rally Los Angeles, CA May 30 Moderator/Presenter -Performer -Songs for Social Change W. Hollywood, CA May 25,26,27Chalk It Up Arts Festival W. Hollywood Homeless Org./Light-Bringer Proj May 18, 1996 Inter-Agency Drug and Alcohol Recovery Program?s Picnic Reseda Park,CA May 17, 1996 WILPF Peace Train Arrival Union Station Los Angeles, CA May 10, 1996 Mother's Rally Justice Works Communities Hall of Administration, LA, CA May 4,1996 Public Awareness for Dominguez Family Shelter South Bay Mall Carson, CA May 2, 1996 Benefit Concert for Good Shepherd Shelter Women?s Club of Hollywood April 30, 1996 SEAP Luncheon for LAUSD Principals, Cluster Leaders and Fundraisers April 26, 1996 TOWER RECORDS In Store Performance West Hollywood April 25, 1996 Victim's Awareness Week Luncheon Fred C. Nelles School (CYA) April 20, 1996 6th Annual Peace March Hall Of Administration Los Angeles, CA April 17,1996 Concert and Presentation Women?s Care Cottage N. Hollywood ,CA April 9, 1996 Stay in School Jam Los Angeles Clippers L.A. Coliseum April 6, 1996 Echo Park Community Association Los Angeles, CA April 3, 1996 LA County Public Health Week Fair Union Rescue Mission Los Angeles, CA March 24, 1996 Performance with Ric Masten First Unitarian Church LA,CA March 20, 1996 Sunset Hall Residence for Older Liberal Thinkers Los Angeles, CA March 10, 1996 Nurturing the Creative Spirit Within: A Day with Anna Fisher Unity & Diversity World Council Celebration and Workshop Los Angeles, CA March 9, 1996 United Nations International Women?s Day United Nations Association & Women Count Network Occidental College Los Angeles, CA March 3, 1996 Los Angeles Marathon Crenshaw -Pico Stage March 9, 1996 International Women?s Day Luncheon WILPF -L.A. Branch (luncheon) March 9, 1996 ?Women?s Rights As Human Rights? UU Church of Long Beach CA (dinner) March 7, 1996 Cerritos Sheraton Su Casa Family Crisis and Support Center Artesia, CA previous performances available upon request Radio and television : KCBS TV LA, KCAL NEWS, KMEX TVNEWS LA, KABC TV NEWS LA, TCI & Century Cable Public Access LA, (Radio) KIPA Hilo, HI KVOL Hilo, HI The Wave Hilo, HI KFSH Hilo, HI, KALI Los Angeles, KFI Los Angeles, KABC Los Angeles, KPFK Los Angeles, CA, KALX Berkeley, CA, KPFA Berkeley, CA, KZYX Philo, CA, KKBT Los Angeles, CA, KCSN Northridge, CA, WPKN Bridgeport, CN, KRCL, KZMU Salt Lake City UT, WAPS Akron, OH, KGLP Gallup, NM, KEKO Tuscon, AZ, KWFH Salome, AZ, WVWI St. Thomas, USVI, WIVI St. Thomas USVI, KPRG, KUAM Guam, WSTA St. Thomas USVI, WGBH Boston, WBUR, Boston, WAPS, Akron, OH, KBOO Portland OR, KEZN Palm Desert, CA, KPLM Palm Springs, CA, KPSI Palm Springs, CA, KWXY Palm Springs, CA KCLB Coachella, CA, KCMJ Palm Springs CA,KHCS Rancho Mirage CA, , KLVE, KIIS, KROQ, KSYR,KLON, KJLH, KTNQ, KOST, KBIG, KTWV, KCRW, KUSC, KXLU, KLA, KSCR, KSYM San Antonio, TX CFRU Guelph, Ontario, WHRW Binghamton, NY, KPRG Guam, KMFB Mendocino County, KUNM New Mexico, 106 FM Israel, Radio Malta Malta, FM 106.2 Norway, Basque Country Radio Hernani Spain, Music Radio Service 90.5 FM Sweden. Internet Radio: WAPS Reggae Rhythms, Radio M Heartbeat Vibrations w/ DJ Sister Yasmin, West Virginia State College :, University of Binghamton :, Jammin' Reggae Virtual Radio , Daniel Frankston?s The Uprising Discography: Black, Gold, and Green Third World Band (SHANACHIE)2005 Yin Yang (MOLIN MUSIC) 2004 The Cell (VISION MUSIC) 2003 Renaissance In Formation Anna Fisher (MOLIN MUSIC) 1996 Tu Amiga Fiel Anna Fisher (MOLIN MUSIC)1998 I Can See Clearly Now A. Fisher/ J. Nash ( MOLIN MUSIC/DOVAN MUSIC)2002 Puedo Ver Claro A. Fisher (MOLIN MUSIC)2002 Come On Back Jawge & the UKB (JAWGE MUSIC)2000 Rehabilitation:Been There! Done That! ? Original Cast Album Ed Townsend (12 STEP RECORDS)1999 Smiling Through the Tears Original Cast Album Sharlene Humm (Angels on Earth) Sound Tracks: Chalk it Up Festival to benefit the West Hollywood Homeless/ Transition House Organization at West Hollywood Park SOBERLINK Cable Television Programs (8) Making A Difference PALMER PRODUCTIONS Web Sites: Television Commercials: NUE New Urban Entertainment Cable (Quincy Jones) Jamm N TV Entertainment Variety Show (co-host) Distribution: last updated January 28, 2008 please email us at: for confirmations, show times and accommodations.




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FOCUS, YIN YANG and RENAISSANCE IN FORMATION CD's are all now available on i-tunes. 31 tracks in all! CD Baby also has a direct link for FOCUS:

ANNA FISHER introducing FOCUS UPDATE, July 30, 2009!



AF - People, Brothers and Sisters, it is almost HERE! Still arranging the information on FOCUS CD liner to be meaningful, accurate, descriptive and artistic. My mission was to present myself in a light I had always dreamed of as a child but shy away from with baby steps attempting to pour my spirit through my double reed horns; English horn and oboe and make attractive (sometimes not)sonorities straight from my heart that yearned to sing to the world to hear! Collaborating with these MOST talented artists whom you may or not know but will hopefully remember now is the genius work of the collective. Honestly, must thank Rembert James first for coaching me, guiding me and most of all teaching me so many things it would take a year to list. Our mission is to help children. We have established an account and all sales of FOCUS will be used in the best way possible to further develop our rising stars most helping them become independent while also making a difference through service to others. We wish to help the least likely to succeed, the homeless, starving, infirm, orphaned, victims of adult greed and selfishness. We CANNOT change the adults they must do that themselves but we CAN most certainly help our weakest in a world they never asked to be brought into. Innocent to all that affects them, they are blamed, humiliated and mistreated. Beaten, sold, raped, dismembered, enslaved and most often murdered or live to do the same to others. Forced to be child soldiers to kill and maim for their elders under control only a fluke to escape like the gangs in our urban populaces. Children in the middle of domestic conflict, children in the line of fire, children holding guns instead of instruments. Children looking for hatred in their heart instead of love. Children in fear who need an honest hand to hold. Overcoming fear is the first step, focus on the END.

Focus on your faith!

Focus on the place you wish to see yourself.

Focus on your dreams!

Focus on the suffering!

Focus on humanity!

Focus on yourself!

Focus on being the difference you wish to see!

Focus on love!

Focus on peace!

Focus on life!

Focus on your family!

Focus on who you were as a child!

Focus on healing!

Focus on forgiveness!

Focus on the moment!

Focus on the road ahead!

Focus on a better world!

Focus on being the very best at whatever it is you do with your life!

Focus on your legacy.

Focus on honesty!

Focus on health!

Focus on hope!

Focus on sound!

Focus on texture!

Focus on color!

Focus on happiness!

Focus on altitude!

Focus on persistence!

Focus on joy!

Focus on the disabled!

Focus on the diseased!

Focus on the victims!

Focus on the solution!

Focus on your heart!

Focus on your life!

Focus on your courage!

Focus on Anna Fisher!

Focus on itunes!

Focus and it WILL happen! 

Focus on NOW!



Please Educate All Children Everywhere


Anna Fisher 






Focus is NANCY FISH introducing ANNA FISHER.

Focus on the English horn

Focus on the oboe in Spartacus

Focus on writing your feedback

Focus on my appreciation

Focus on letting go and refusing to be stressed

Focus on changing the world and staying blessed!


- Anna Fisher    

July 30, 2009




Anna Fisher's Artist Affiliates

Artists (in alphabetical order) who Anna Fisher has worked or has been affiliated with: (if you know an artist that was inadvertently left off this list, please contact us at: 32 St USC Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School 102 St (Florence Joyner)Elementary School Aboubakar 'Aboubass' Coulibaly Akua Al Kirk Al Wilson Ali Baba Ali Woodsen Alpha Blondy Ambussh Amlak Tafari Andrew Tosh Andre Previn Andy Sanesi Angel Sessions Anna & Samantha Struthers Antwone Fisher Ark Band Arrow Arsenio Hall Assistant Deputy Attorney Donna Wills Aston "Familyman" Barrett Aston Barrett, Jr Audobon Middle School Augusta Opera Company Austin Venzen AZ Yet Baldwin Hills Recreation Center Banda America Banda Peligro Barbara Barabino Barbara Collins Barbara Morrison Berendo Middle School Beres Hammond Bethany Moravian St John Big Bwoi Bill Dasheill Bill Winslow Billy Mitchell Black Ice Bob Marley Festival Tour Bobby Rodriguez Bobby Thomas, Jr. Boom Shaka Boston University Symphony Orchestra Boston University Tanglewood Young Artists Program Brasil Brazil Brenda Hollar Brenda Holliway Brenton Wood Buddy Childs Buddy Collette Buju Banton Bunny Rugs California Governor Gray Davis California Speedway California State University Los Angeles Calton Coffie CaribPress Caribbean Pulse Carlton Pride & Zion Carlton Livingston Cary Ebli Casa Del Mer Santa Monica Catalina's Bar and Grill Cedric Sebellos Celebrity Center of Hollywood Cool Sessions Brass Cornelius Grant Chantz Powell Charlie O's Charles Small Charles Street Meeting House Charles Wright & the 103 Street Watts Rhythm Band Charlotte Fish Chestcott Chico Chin Chris Bonafide Chris Ho Christina Aguilera Christopher O'Reilly Chuck Foster Chuck McPherson, Jr. Clora Bryant Coach House Santa Barbara Concord First Parish Church Craig T. Nelson Crucial Raiders Cuba Gooding, Sr. and the Main Ingredient Dale Hauskins Daniel Frankston Darryl “Munyungo” Jackson Daryl Darden Dasani Dave Gernis Dave Grusin David Balsom David Cowan David Huston David Townsend Dawkeye Dawtahs of Jah Dean Fraser Debra Laws Deborah St. Claire Delano Delbert McCoy Della Grant Derf Reklaw DeVoux Grant Detour Posse Dick Clark Dini Clark Dion Entertainment Dion 'Devoux" Grant Donald Dean Donald Littleton Dorsey High School Dwight Trible Dr. George Trautwein Dr. King Cobra Dr. Leroy Trotman Dr. Lois Habteyes Dr. Peter Peret Drake Price Drew Leone Drive By Agony DJ Blase DJ Livie DJ Sister Yasmin DZ Destiny Early Brooks Jr. and Jah Possie Ed B. Townsend Eddie Bruce, PhD. Edwin Livingston Edy Fitzroy Einstein and Sapadilla Elan Atias Elizabeth Camus Eloise Laws Emmanuel 'Mano' Boyd Emmaus Moravian St John Eric Garcetti (Councilman) Eric Sittner Ernie Andrews Errol Dunkley Esteban Adame Everette Harp Exposition Park Fire & Brimstone Fire & Isis Florence LaRue Forest Lawn Chapel Foshay Learning Center Fully Fullwood Band Francesca Ruggiero Frank Morgan Frankie Paul Fritz Maraffi Gabriel DaSilva Gene Anderson George Duke George Harper George Hughes, Jr. Gerardo Miguel Maza Gerard Placide Gregg Gelb Gregory Isaacs Good Shepher Shelter Gospel One Hal's Bar and Grill Harold Land, Jr. Harvard University Symphony Orchestra H.B. Barnum Habib Shabazz Habitat For Humanity Hamilton High School Music Academy Hawaii State Women's Conference Henry Turner, Jr. and Flavor Hillcrest Center for Enriched Studies Hollywood Mayor Johnny Grant Hollywood Park Casino Hollywood Women's Center Hopeton 'Scientist' Brown Horace Silver House of Blues Anaheim House of Blues West Hollywood Howard "Mac" McCrary Hubert Laws,Jr. Humble Soul Ijahman Levi Ike Turner Improm2 Indiana University Summer Music Festival Indiana University Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensmble and Opera Orchestras Inity Inkululeko Inner Visions Band Ira Deutsch Isaac Haile Selassie Isaac Stern Itals International Family Festival Jabulani Nyanthi Jackie Goldberg (Councilwoman) Jah Faith Jah Seeds Jahruba & the Legendary Street People Band Jafada Jam Band Jamaica Independence Family Day Picnic Jamaica Tourism Board James Janisse Jane Getz Jawge Hughes Jawge & The Unknown Band Jay Jackson J’son Jimmy Tucker Jean Stapleton Jeff Clayton Jeff Littleton Jerri Jheto Jersey Street Jesse Powell Joe Higgs John B. Williams John Bolivar John Cahill John Hammond John Hart John Heard John Hodge John Holmes John Holt John Mack John Mauceri John Nagy Jonathan Mack Jo Jo Jonathan McPhee Joseph Fish Joseph Robinson Journalist Bandoo Joy McCluer Juan Gabriel Juan Manuel Judy Mowatt Juicy June Pointer Junior P Junior Marvin Junor Francis Justo Almario Karen Briggs Karison Kevin Eubanks Kevin Toney Khalid Shaw King’s Chamber Band King Ogi Kobe Bryant Kwabena Davis La.Dee.Dred Laila Storch Lantz 'Leng' Callwood Larry Goetz Larry Nash Lattitude 18 Leeza Gibbons Lemuel 'Lazarus' Liburd Leon Haywood Leon Leonard Jones, Jr. Leon Mobley Leon "Ndugu" Chancler Leonard Bernstein Leroy Sibbles Lesterfari Simbarashe Lew Matthews Linda Hopkins Lionheart Liz Spraggins Lloyd "Bread" McDonald Lloyd Parks and The We The People Band Loews Santa Monica Lorca Hart Los Angeles Children's Hospital Los Angeles City Board of Education Los Angeles City Department of Recreation and Parks Los Angeles City Mayor Richard Riordan Los Angeles Convention Center Los Angeles County Board of Administrators Los Angeles County Councilmember Eric Garcetti Los Angeles County District Attorney Gil Garcetti Los Angeles Marathon Los Angeles Park and Recreation Los Angeles Police Department Los Angeles Sports Arena Los Angeles Zoo Louis Spear Louis Taylor (Los Angeles Louis Taylor(St. Thomas Louis 'Lui Lui' Satterfield Lucci Luciano Luis Manuel Lynda Lohr Lyndon Johnson Lynelle Callwood Mabrak Mad Professor Mahesh Balysooriyas Major Mackrel Malibu Inn Mama Tradition Manwel Tabone Marcia Higgs Marcia Griffith Mario Casetta Mark Ridley-Thomas (Legislator) Marshall Tucker Band Marvin Lewis Marvin Marshall Marvin 'Smitty' Smith Massachusetts Youth Wind Ensemble Maxi Priest Michael Black Michael Palmer Michael Saucier Midnite Mighty Mystic Mikey Dread Mongoose Monique Morgan Heritage Morningside High School Mt. Vernon (Johnny Cochran) Middle School Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Na Pua No'Eau Center for Gifted and Talented Native Hawaiian Children Nachilus Kezuck Nate Holden (Councilman) Nate Morgan National University Natural Way Nedra Wheeler Neutral Sisters Neville Darling Neville Garrick New England Conservatory Preparatory Division New Rhythm Band New Urban Entertainment No Authority Norman Connors North Carolina School of the Arts Symphony, Wind Ensemble and Opera Orchestras O.J. Simpson Odel Johnson Onaje Murray One Love Uprising One Blood Papa Pilgrim Pappa Andy Palos Verdes Unitarian Church Pasadena Unitarian Church Patrick McFarland Patricia Moorehead Patrick Williams Paul Jackson, Jr. Pepe Barreto Perla Batalla Peter Buck Peter Ottley Peter Perret Phil Ranelin Phillip Frazier Piedmont Chamber Orchestra Pierre Pierlot Portrait Prezident Brown PS Island Band Quentin Dennnard Quincy Jones Quincy Jones III Productions Raleigh Little Theater Raleigh Pops Orchestra Raleigh Symphony Ralph Penland Randall Grass Randy Brecker Ras Adam Ras Binghi I Ras Charles Jones Ras Jimi Jaimin Ras Michael and the Sons of Negus Ras Regg Ras Tumba and Ashanti I Rascalin & The Roots Rockers Reggae Ambassadors Worldwide Reverend Dana McClean Greeley Reverend Dottie Spearl Reverend Kenneth Patton Reverend Patrick Green Reverend Paul Sawyer Reverend Randall Gibson Ricardo Cobo Ricardo Wilkins Rich Greengold Richard Daley Richard A. Reid Rick James Ricky Taylor Rising Stars Steel Orchestra Rita Marley Robert Hickock Robert Trautwein Robert Walker Rocky Delgadillo Los Angeles City Mayor's Office Roger Steffens Roger Woodworth Rome Festival Orchestra Ron Bishop Ron Fane Ron Muldrew Ron "Teddy Bear" Knight Ronnie Laws Root Awakening Rootsman Rose Gales Rose Marie Pfinder Roxy Theater Royal Black Goddess Ryan 'Ryebread' Walters Ryan Cross Ryan Seacrest Sajama Salvation Army Harbor Lights Sambaxe Sammy Dread Sanders Theater Sandy ‘Kalifowa’ Macone Sandy Pat Colbert Sangie Davis Santa Davis Santa Monica Unitarian Church School Entertainment and Activities Program Scientist Screwdriver Sean Paul Seble Soloman Seco Secret Agent 8 Seiji Ozawa Shakaman Shakira Sidney Mills Sifu Simple Simon Sista Irie Sister Ambussh Sister Carol Sister Nancy Solar System Band Sons of Soul Soultry St. John Singers St. John Chamber Music Society St. John Luthern Church St. Peter and Paul's Cathedral St. Thomas Spring Revels Steel Pulse Stephen 'Cat' Coore Steven Shipps Stop the Violence - Increase the Peace SubDub Surface Sweet Baby J'ai Sylvia Tella Tchiya Amet ‘The Big O’ Otis The Toyes Theo Saunders Third World Band Thom Marshall Tillett Garden St Thomas Tippa Irie Tom Pearson Tony Banda Tony Chin Tony 'Ruption' Williams Tony Selvage Tony Tuff Toots, Jr. Trevor Hall Trevor Ware Troop Memorial Unitarian Church Tyrese U4EA! Uncle Ruthie University of Southern California Unknown Band U-Roy Usher Vance Reger Vince Black Vincent 'Chen' Licata Virgin Islands Woodwind Quintet Wailers Band Wailing Souls Watts Prophets Watts Summer Festival Watusi West Hollywood Homeless Organization Westchester Park Western Front Whispering Lion Wild Orchid William 'Bunny Rugs'Clark William Schultz Winnard Harper Winston Hussey Winston "Pipe Matthews Winston-Salem Little Theater Winston-Salem Symphony Orchestra Winston-Salem Youth Symphony Orchestra Women's Care Cottage World Stage Zeke Williams Zema Zola Burse updated Dec 24, 2008 If you feel your name should be listed and we inadvertently omitted you, please contact us at No disrespect!

Anna Fisher featured on DC BeBop!

Monday, August 11, 2008 Photobucket Anna Fisher feaured artist this week on DC BeBop!! Current mood: grateful Category: Music MUSIC - Oboe and English horn, singer, composer, arranger, teacher and producer Anna Fisher Originally from Concord, Massachusetts, it has been written that Anna began learning music from birth. Her father was a child prodigy pianist and MIT Physicist. Her gravitation to music was a natural transition, as was her career as an educator - her mother was a teacher. Anna has "always had a love for the classics" and has studied with legendary classical musicians - Leonard Bernstein, Isaac Stern and Seiji Ozawa during her musical career. She has studied music her entire life in her quest to be the best at what she does. She studied oboe with Ira Deutsch of the Boston Symphony New England Conservatory Preparatory Division and Boston Ballet Orchestras. She also studied with John Holmes (also of the Boston Symphony) at the Boston University School of Music. She received her Bachelor of Music degree in oboe and English horn from the North Carolina School of the Arts, and a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from National University. Her musical roots are in the classics, but she said this changed after seeing Rassan Roland Kirk perform; "Actually it was Rasaan Roland Kirk's last concert (he died within two hours of the show) while attending Indiana University's School of Music in Bloomington in 1977. He was improvising with just a few fingers from each hand after a stroke and it was so simple and yet so deep! Thought you had to play lots of notes to improvise and Kirk proved otherwise that minimalism was sweeter". DCB: I had read an article in which it was written that Yusef Lateef was also a great influence. AF: Was also influenced by Yusef because he was the one and only to play solo oboe on a recorded Jazz song. Oboe had only been used in the background, not as a solo instrument. Honestly, it was the oboe playing of Paul McCandless who changed my direction (Mother Lode - Loggins and Messina) more than any and Lateef and Kirk affirmed my mission to follow a different path. Listened to that album each day for about a year and a half, loved the way oboe was incorporated into a band. Also had heard an oboe in David Bowie's music which told me it was even possible to play Rock on oboe! : ^ ) DCB: At what point did you study with Bernstein, Previn and Ozawa? AF: Leonard Bernstein, Andre Previn, Isaac Stern and Seiji Ozawa were conductors of orchestras I performed in. Technically I studied music with them as they were student orchestras and they were "teaching" us to play the masters or their own compositions. I did perform under many many fabulous conductors while studying oboe but those were the biggest names to date. DCB: You changed your musical direction to embrace Jazz, Reggae and R&B music. From these styles, you expanded your repertoire to also include Pop, Latin and Hip Hop. In a SoundClick article it says you met Keyboardist Jawge Hughes at Joe Higgs New Years Eve Show in 1998 and discovered that the both of you mutually knew many people in the Virgin Islands - Jawge from his living there and you from 10 years teaching in the school system there. From this meeting, the two of you became friends and in 2004 collaborated on the "Yin Yang" album. Before the recording of "Yin Yang", did you perform live together? AF: Jawge Hughes really liked my Reggae version cover of Carole King's "You've Got A Friend" and contacted me after listening to my CD, "Renaissance In Formation" while I helped him get his debut CD, "Come On Back" completed (even added some cameo oboe). Jawge in turn started composing songs for "Yin Yang". Yes, we did perform live together quite a few times. At Reggae Clubs, and many events for the Jamaica Tourist Board with his sister, Eva Hughes, a steel pan virtuoso. We even performed at California Speedway in Fontana! I also carried Jawge on the Bob Marley Festival Tour 2000. One show in Houston, I brought the Fully Fullwood Band to back me. (Fully was both Bob Marley and Peter Tosh's bassie!) My love for Reggae started in the late 70's when I first heard Bob Marley while living in Boston. When my mother relocated to St. John, USVI in 1977, I made six visits there performing free concerts for the school children with a French hornist former member of Toronto Symphony who kept me busy while on vacation. The concerts paid off in that they wanted to hire me to cover the music classes on St. John when their Music Teacher had left. They even paid for me to return to school to get my teaching credential later. DCB: You are noted as being a universal musician who loves and plays many styles of music, but it appears that "Reggae" has a special place with you. How did this come about? AF: When I fled to Hawaii, I wanted to write a song that would encourage others to break the silence on abuse. Reggae was the style that seemed most suitable. I also felt that the "Peace and One Love" of the movement as sung by Third World, Steel Pulse and others would embrace my lyrics and story whole heartedly in a way none other would. Reggae/Jawaiian was as popular in Hawaii as it had been in the Virgins. Actually, there was more Reggae on the radio in Hawaii so it was a natural choice. It was also a message for those I left behind without warning. Composing and recording was my salvation. It was all I had for healing through my post traumatic stress and trials with armed guards etc...thus the name change. DCB: Another article mentioned that Joe Higgs mentored you during the year before his death. How did you meet him and did you have an opportunity to perform with him? AF:Joe Higgs had me at arms' length from the minute he met me and heard my music and story. He lived blocks away and had many plans for the future as his family will attest to. Only one problem, six months after we started working together (he wanted me to help him publicize his new album, "Black and Green" with Irish multi-talents Sharon Shannon and The Hot House Flowers) Joe's prostate cancer which had been in remission returned. Now, I was taking him for radiation treatments and bringing him juices. Unforeseen circumstances prevented his return to Ireland to mix his beautiful tracks which I understand from family are soon to be released. What energy they have! He DID take me on tour with him, his last actually up to the Bay Area but said we would add me at a later date. He never got better and died Dec 99. The family insisted I perform in Jamaica after they saw me play at the LA Memorial for him. It was in these two memorials where I performed with the most elite in Reggae, Judy Mowatt, Wailing Souls, Roger Steffens, Ras Michael, etc. The family continues to honor me with nominations and awards in Joe Higgs' name. Third World heard about this and wrote their own arrangement of Joe's song, "There's A Reward" with me in mind to play oboe from the start to honor the mentor and cousin to Toots Hibbert. On his deathbed, Bob Marley said, "Remember Joe Higgs!" It was Joe who did more to elevate Bob's career than any other. I was saddened by the fact he got so little reward for his generosity similar to what Trombonist/Arranger Melba Liston has done without accolades and decided to do everything I could to bring these unsung heroes/sheroes to light. DCB: You have a new CD with songs featured on your MySpace page. Can you tell us something about the music and who is performing with you on the tracks? I also saw the photo with you and violinist Karen Briggs on your MySpace page so know that she is one of the contributing performers. AF: Trombonist/Composer Rembert James was introduced to me by Darryl 'Munyungo' Jackson when I called him for a referral to help finish my studio. Munyungo, Stevie Wonder and Miles Davis' percussionist had invited me to his home for The Day After Thanksgiving Jam and that was where I met and jammed with Karen Briggs. Rembert whom Melba Liston called, "son" wanted me to help him get a foundation started in Melba's name to help youth through mentoring and scholarship. We decided to name it, "Let's Hold Hands" and the tracks you hear on myspace will be featured on the CD we plan to use a vehicle to raise awareness and funding for our cause. We have been rehearsing in the studio and plan to record more songs from this project in it as well. Karen has worked with Rembert and Munyungo many times so I am blessed as it was Rembert who arranged for her to come. Many Jazz musicians have welcomed me to perform with them and am invited to sit in with many groups when they hear I love to play, Horace Silver's "Song For My Father" on the oboe. Focusing on the new album, completion of the studio, starting the foundation, at this time we will begin rehearsals this week on the rest of the album. Once the album is finished we will begin live performances and anticipate international touring. Musicians on this album so far: Anna Fisher - English horn Rembert James - Trombone Karen Briggs - Violin Richard Grant - Trumpet George Harper - Saxophone Woodrow 'Onaje' Murray - Vibraphone Harold Land, Jr. - Piano Nate Morgan - Piano John Rangel - Piano Carlitos Del Puerto - Bass Nedra Wheeler - Bass Jeff Littleton - Bass Trevor Ware - Bass Derf Reklaw - Percussion Leon Mobley - Percussion Darryl 'Munyungo' Jackson - Percussion Kharon Harrison - Drums Marcus Miller - Drums Cedric Anderson - Drums Anna Fisher - Oboe and English horn, singer, composer, arranger, teacher and producer at DC BeBop DC BeBop Home Page