Who is “Jazzii A.”? “Jazzii A.” is CEO/Founder of Jazzii Entertainment & Productions, a Radio Personality, Columnist, Ole Hen for International Blues Artist “Bobby Rush”, the FOURTH in the world to have a copyright on a dance and Manager for several International & National Recording Artists, Comedians, Comediennes and Writers.
“Jazzii” has been in show business for the last 40+ years, starting at the young and tender age of 16 with Gospel Promotions. In 1975 “Jazzii” started promoting Gospel Concerts at various Churches and other Venues. In 1985 she started doing larger concerts to include working with Gospel Giants such as: Ranz Allen, The Clark Sisters, Willie Neal Johnson & the Gospel Keynotes, The Williams Brothers, Take6 and others. In 1989 “Jazzii” decided to broaden her realm in the business and start working with Jazz. “Jazzii” became a member of the Tidewater Jazz Society in 1990 and in 1991 became a board member. There she was responsible for booking Jazz Acts. “Jazzii” has worked with such Jazz Artists as: Dr. Leo Casino (The 1st Jazz Major in the USA), Richard Ellis, Yellow Jackets, Miles Jaye, Christen McBride, Noel Pointer and Hiroshima.
In August 1995 “Jazzii” launched Jazzii Entertainment & Productions. In 1997 “Jazzii” was approached by Producer/DJ MixxMaster Lee and was asked to become the Head Dancer and Choreographer for Sony/JEA Recording Artist “Lois Lane” (Chinese Checker). In 1999 MixxMaster Lee asked “Jazzii” to take on Management of Rapper RedRum, the relationship was formed. MixxMaster Lee again asked her to choreograph some steps for his new song featuring RedRum and that began the birth of the line dance STOMP aka Cha Cha Slide. August 2002 “Jazzii” joined the Bobby Rush Review as the “Ole Hen” traveling and touring with the Blues Artist to become one of his lead dancers. “Jazzii A.” appears on four DVDs (Bobby Rush Live at Ground Zero in Clarksdale, MS/The Tri-State Blues Festival-Desoto, MS/Delta Blues Festival-Bobby Rush with the Ben Wright Orchestra and another one Unreleased).
Under “Jazzii’s” Management she’s been responsible for the launching of the TV Show “Live with Leo Casino” on BNET-TV 2004. In 2006 the release of the album Beyond Category by Leo Casino and the acclaimed book “May – December Winds (And Dorothy You’re Not In Kansas Any More) written by Lynette Love. In 2007 the release of a Documentary “Return to the Hills” written & produced by Dr. Leo Casino, the signing of Southern Soul Blues Artist Miz B to M-Trax Records, the signing to MíLaĴa Records of “Mr. Sam” National/International R&B/Soul Blues Recording Artist and her Alternative Rock Group “Pengea” also to MíLaĴa Records. January 2008 “Jazzii” became an on air personality for her own show “Love Scene”, 2009 the signing of Southern Soul Blues Artist Falisa JaNaye’ to MíLaĴa Records, 2011 “Jazzii” became a Columnist for the World’s oldest blues magazine “Jefferson Blues Magazine”, 2012 the launching of “N-Da-Kno™” her radio segment that can be heard on WBOL 1560 AM, Southern Soul Network & her own Internet Radio Station NDaKno.com and the launch her own TV Show also entitled N-Da-Kno™. In 2012 “N-Da-Kno™” became a registered trademark of Jazzii A.
Some of Jazzii A.’s awards, endeavors, and accolades are: The Jazzii A. Foundation – Founder/CEO/President, Jazzii Entertainment & Productions -Founder/CEO, WNDK Radio – Station Owner, General Manager, Personality, WHML Gospel Radio – Station Owner, General Manager, Personality, N-Da-Kno with Jazzii A. – Syndicated Radio Host/Producer (TV & Radio), Jefferson Blues Magazine – Columnist. Richtopia – Columnist, Bobby Rush – Dancer (Ole Hen), Actress – (Undercover Cop, Irish Takeover, Brave New Jersey, Swim with the Tides, Club Paradise Documentary), 2018 Recipient of the Dr. Martin Luther King 50th Anniversary Shero Stone Award, 2017 Recipient of the Eben Living Legend Award, 2016 Awarded her own Annual Holiday September 17th as “Jazzii A. Day”, 2016 Received Proclamation from the State of Tennessee conferring Annual Holiday in her Honor, 2016 Received a Proclamation from the City of Jackson, Tennessee, 2016 Received Proclamation from the Tennessee House of Representatives, 2016 Inducted into the West Tennessee Music Museum, 2016 Recipient of the Key to the City of Alamo, Tennessee, 2016 – Received Official Pen of the City of Jackson, Tennessee, 2016 – African American Chamber of Commerce Ruby Award Winner, 2015 – Inducted into the R&B Music Hall of Fame, Nat D. Williams Award, 2015 Received Proclamation from the Mayor of Crockett County Tennessee, 2015 Received Proclamation from Alamo, Tennessee City Mayor, 2014 – The Swedish Flag, A Dalecarlian Horse, 2013 – Jus Blues Awards Nominee (Best Internet Soul & Blues Radio Show), 2012 – Jackson Music Awards – Indie Legend Award Recipient, May 31, 2000 – Copyright Holder (4th in the world to hold a dance copyright).
Jazzii Anderson was a 2018 Recipient of the MLK50 Shero Stone Award, 2017 Recipient of the Eben Living Legend Award, 2016 Recipient of the Key to the City of Alamo, 2016 Recipient of the Official Pin to the City of Jackson, 2016 Recipient of her own Holiday “Jazzii A. Day”, 2016 African American Chamber of Commerce Ruby Award Winner, 2016 West Tennessee Music Museum Hall of Fame Inductee, 2015 Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame Inductee, 2015 Nate D Williams Radio Personality of the Year Award, Entrepreneur, Founder of ‘The Jazzii A. Foundation’ STEM After-School Program, Choreographer, Actress, Journalist, On Air Personality, T.V. & Radio Show Host and Producer.