Launch Party for African-American Music Project

The Asbury Park African-American Music Project is holding a launch party on Fri., June 21 at the Danny Clinch Transparent Gallery, 201 Fifth Ave. from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Suggested donation is $10.

There will be live music, historic photos ad stories of Springwood Avenue.

The AMP is a volunteer organization that celebrates the musical heritage stories of Springwood Avenue.

The organization is inviting anyone with a story, to share their memories, photos and memorabilia with the group.

Anyone with stories about the cultural heritage of Springwood Avenue through oral histories, research, writing and program is welcome to share.

The group’s mission also includes addressing the lack of representation in traditional historic resource and giving voice to the stories of Asbury Park’s African-American community.

Short videos of some of the stories can be found in YouTube: Asbury Park African American Music Heritage project.

For more information email to or write to Asbury Park African-American Music Project, Inc. PO Box 485, Asbury Park 07712.

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