Jennifer Manzanillo

Ms. Manzanillo is a music educator and philanthropist from Boston, Massachusetts. She received her Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Berklee College of Music. In 2010, Manzanillo founded a non-profit organization by the name of Project X (formally known as Beyond Borders), an organization that provides music education to the youth of Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic.  Manzanillo has been accepted as a Peace Corp volunteer for the 2017 cohort in the country of Madagascar. Jennifer hopes to bring her experience in developing non-profit music education programs and arts education in public schools to Gerami Groover Presents.


Elta Garrett

Mrs. Elta Garrett is a native of Louisiana and has become known as one of the legendary vocalists of the African American Spirituals. Mrs. Garrett is a graduate of Grambling State University, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Performance. During her years at Grambling, Garrett received the opportunity to travel with Grambling’s choral program, performing the Negro Spirituals throughout the United States and abroad. It was not long before Garrett’s gifted vocal abilities began to get recognition from symphony orchestras, and music institutions such as Juilliard and New England Conservatory. Elta was very involved with the civil rights movement in the 1960’s and was invited to sing numerous times by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at his various rallies and services. Her passion for civil rights leaned towards equity in public school education for minority children. After receiving her Master in Music from New England Conservatory, Elta remained in Boston and began her passion to fight for equity in education at the Boston Public Schools. Garrett, has served as a music educator for more than forty (40) years in the Boston Public Schools. Many of her students have gone on to become successful politicians, musicians and prominent leaders around the country. Today, Elta continues on her mission to teach the music of the African American people, as she serves as the Director and Co-Founder of the Ruth Hamilton-Elta Garrett Music and Arts Academy, the only after-school formal music training in the Roxbury community. Mrs. Elta Garrett looks forward to bringing her knowledge of music education pedagogy for grades K1-12 to Gerami Groover Presents and its Educational Outreach Department.


Jetro Da Silva

Dr. Jetro Da Silva is a native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  As a pianist, Jetro has become one of the most respected pianist in Brazil. After years of many grand accomplishments in Brazil, he matriculated to Berklee College of Music where he received his Bachelors of Music in Music Production and Engineering. After graduation, Berklee was fortunate enough to have Da Silva as a faculty for more than a decade in their ensemble, professional writing, and piano departments. Dr. Da Silva has received both his master and doctorate in Ministry degrees from Andover Newton Theological Seminary, specializing in religious music. Jetro has had the honor of sharing the stage with many world-renowned performers such as, the late Whitney Houston, Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, B.B King, Gladys Knight, and Patti LaBelle, just to name a few. When Jetro is not touring or teaching you can find him working as the Artist Relations Manager for  Roland, USA corporation. Dr. Da Silva comes with a plethora of experience in music production, the studies of the Afro folkloric music and culture of Latin America and caribbean. Jetro is excited to share his knowledge in hopes to respectfully advise the Gerami Groover Presents organization in its initiatives.

Showing 10 reactions

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.

  • Methew Jordan
    commented 2020-11-10 07:36:05 -0500
    This information is very helpful for the people to select the board of direction. People can easily reach to the experts of the relative fields. You can also read about some <a href=“”" rel="nofollow">"> deep questions </a> to make this post more interesting.
  • Anusha Asif
    commented 2020-10-14 09:43:49 -0400
    I Was Eagerly Looking For Content Like This, Right To The Point And Detailed As Well Accordingly Depending Upon The Matter/Topic. You Have Managed This Greatly For Sure. [url=]Celebrity Style Jackets[/url]
  • Anusha Asif
    commented 2020-10-14 09:42:50 -0400
    I Was Eagerly Looking For Content Like This, Right To The Point And Detailed As Well Accordingly Depending Upon The Matter/Topic. You Have Managed This Greatly For Sure. <a href=“”" rel="nofollow">">Celebrity Style Jackets</a>
  • nicek Yosuf
    commented 2020-08-27 00:48:27 -0400
    nice info thanks
  • nicek Yosuf
    commented 2020-08-23 03:36:41 -0400
    Seriously a lot of awesome information
  • anonymous
    commented 2018-05-12 07:52:15 -0400
    The ziptrack outdoor blinds relax and indulge in your own private retreat,the blind shields simple and safe with this signatureblinds site. Thanks for great and environment in seconds with simple energy bills.
  • Antonio Joseph
    commented 2018-01-13 05:07:35 -0500
    I found that I required a dreadful parcel of assistance. It was all so sudden, the issues so crushing, the legitimate undertakings so overpowering, that I required assistance from each heading. Great job and It is by all accounts extremely fascinating story in your articles.
  • anonymous
    commented 2018-01-02 05:12:31 -0500
    Really, i appreciate the effort you made to share the post. The topic here i found was really effective to the topic which i was researching for a long time.
  • anonymous
    commented 2017-12-27 01:32:45 -0500
    You just shared the incredible story of the golden boy and this vehicle who has the HBO card schedule. When I start to read this story I just totally show my interest only for this story. Slowly, slowly this article wins my heart and it is one of the best stories of my lifetime and many more
  • George Livingstone
    commented 2017-11-23 07:38:21 -0500
    The board of directors of this institute are really very intellectual people and experts of their fields. The educational institutes pay special consideration to the selection of board of directors as it is stated by in their blogs as well.