Jazz With Pizzazz

With JemCon only two weeks away we have some exciting news to share... "Jazz With Pizzazz!"

Norma Human aka Ellen Bernfeld aka the singing voice of Pizzazz will reveal her "other side." Accompanying herself on acoustic guitar, Ellen will sing some of the great standards of the past, (with possibly a few originals included). So join us on the Saturday of JemCon for an intimate mid-afternoon event and experience the melody and harmony of "Jazz With Pizzazz."

She Makes An Impression: JemCon 2016 Charity Auction to benefit Dress for Success Albany

We are pleased to announce that this year's JemCon 2016 Charity Auction will benefit Dress for Success Albany! (Link to https://albany.dressforsuccess.org/)

The mission of Dress for Success Albany is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and life.

100% of the funds raised from the JemCon 2016 Charity Auction will be donated to Dress for Success Albany.

We would like to share a little bit about what this organization does and how they make a difference. Please take a moment to watch this video to learn more.


The charity auction will be held during JemCon 2016 which will be taking place September 16-18, 2016 in Albany, NY. If you would like to donate an item to be auctioned off in support of this cause please contact [email protected].

Phonecall, Synergy!

Marlene Aragon has numerous professional credits in the entertainment industry as a singer, actress, spokeswoman, narrator and cartoon/commercial voice actress. She began her career as a professional model and worked in jazz clubs, theaters, film and TV before it was showtime for Synergy on Jem & The Holograms! In addition to voicing Jem's holographic supercomputer, fans know her as the voice of Countess DuVoisin and Jacqui Benton. Aragon's voice acting career also included stints as Wonder Woman's arch nemesis Cheetah in Superfriends, plus roles in Jana of the Jungle, Transformers and Smurfs. Aragon's love of music led her to stretch her musical endeavors to that of writer and producer of children's music with the the Piggelty-Woo series of books and cassettes for children and also the jazz-pop CD "Improv '99".

As JemCon's first "virtual" guest Ms. Aragon will take part in a question and answer session by phone, but will not be appearing at JemCon in person.