AWARDEES—From left: Rev. Victor J. Grigsby, senior pastor at Central Baptist Church, with awardees Tim Stevens, Civic Award; Esther Bush, Business Award; and James Myers Jr., Community Award.
The “Light On The Hill” Awards & Jazz Affair, on July 19, was just one of the events to take place during Central Baptist Church’s three-day 123 Anniversary Celebration. The day featured jazz from some of Pittsburgh’s top artists while some of Pittsburgh leaders received awards for their work in the community.
MARK STRICKLAND, on jazz guitar, was just one of the many artists who helped Central Baptist celebrate its 123rd anniversary.
JAZZ LIGHTS THE HILL—Pictured above, are some of the people who packed the Central Baptist Church parking lot to hear great jazz and enjoy the celebration. (Photos by J.L. Martello)
TONY CAMPBELL on Saxophone
EMCEE DEBBIE NORRELL
DEBORAH MONCRIEF gives a tribute to Phyllis Hyman.
WELCOME—Deacon Ernest Darby gives the opening prayer and introduction of the emcee.