From Rainbow Promotions, LLC’s modest beginning, great strides have been made. Despite the challenges posed by a struggling economy, the company remains strong. Rainbow Promotions, LLC has conceptualized and produced numerous events. The many innovative projects and special events produced and promoted by Rainbow Promotions, LLC are as follows:
Founder of the Long Beach Jazz Festival. A three-day event featuring performances by celebrated artists and a diversity of musical genres (straight ahead, smooth, fusion, bebop, Latin, R&B, blues, etc.) Festival goers enjoy an array of food vendors, beverages, arts & crafts exhibits and various retailers. Located at the beautiful Rainbow Lagoon Park, the festival has become a destination for nearly 30,000 music lovers each year from across the nation and Europe as well.
Rainbow Promotions, LLC collaboration with BET on Jazz for the inauguration of the San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival, located at the breathtaking Embarcadero Marina Park South. The 4th Annual San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival was celebrated in 2005.
Established the National Association of Jazz Artists (NAJA: dedicated to the restoration and preservation of jazz as the authentic American art form) and produced the National Association of Jazz Artists Conference and Awards Show in l997. The conference portion featured jazz artists in workshops and clinics, panel discussions, and presentations by leaders in the industry, and the First Annual American Jazz Awards, held at the Terrace Theatre, featured an all-star cast of award presenters and celebrated jazz musician honorees.
Valentine Celebration Dinner Concert now in its 10th year at the Terrace Theatre, Long Beach Center for the Performing Arts
Winter and Spring Concert Series at the Terrace Theatre
Produced and promoted a series of shows at the Lynwood Performing Arts Center for the City of Lynwood
Produced the Viking Serenade First Jazz Cruise
Created and produced the San Diego Thanksgiving Mini-Fest
Provided talent for the new Grand Opening of the Long Beach Convention Center
Procured entertainment for the Black Business Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center
Organized and co-produced the 2-day Long Beach Multicultural Carnaval
Procured and coordinated talent for the 7th & Figueroa Concert Series