Sheila Anderson

Project: Advance work and research on a book about the 1970s, produce an oral history of that period with trailblazers of the Civil Rights Movement and seek to present more jazz in Harlem.

Sheila Anderson is the Public Programs Manager at the Newark Museum, host of WBGO’s "Weekend Jazz After Hours," creator of "The Art of Jazz," a weekly 30-minute TV program for Time Warner Cable in NYC, and published author of “The Quotable Musician: From Bach to Tupac” and “How to Grow as a Musician: What All Musicians Must Know to Succeed.”  Additionally, Anderson is a freelance writer and producer whose producing credits include the "Somerville Jazz Festival" (now the "Central Jersey Jazz Festival") and the Newark Museum’s "Jazz in the Garden Series".  Anderson also works with Jazzmobile, Inc. as a programing consultant for its “Saturday Jazz Workshop” and as a co-producer of "Harlem Jazz Shrines" and "Jazzmobile's Sumerfest", 2013.  Anderson has both teaching and lecture experience and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Bernard M. Baruch College.udies in American History.