WHPK 88.5’s Jazz Format Team is organizing its third annual Black History Month celebration, “Our Gift to the World,” scheduled to take place at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at International House’s assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., according to a recent station press release.
The program, headlined by The Hanah John Taylor Artet, features two music sets and videotaped interviews with musicians as well as the presentation of the 2013 WHPK REACH Award. The late pianist Ken Chaney, who headlined last year’s celebration, will also be remembered.
Tickets, which cost $25 for VIP seating at tables and $10 for general admission, may be purchased at the door or by visiting brownpapertickets.com. For more information, call 773-350-2144.