Past Event

Jazz is African

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Series Host: Sam Newsome

This performance and conversation series curated and hosted by saxophonist Sam Newsome takes an in-depth look at African-inspired jazz and jazz musicians who create from an African sensibility. The series will feature scholars, writers and musicians presenting thought provoking talks and innovative musical performances. Join us as we celebrate the re-opening of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem with this landmark series.

Jazz is African
Conversation Series and Listening Party
Guest: Francisco Mora Catlett
$10.00 Suggested Donation

Drummer/percussionist Francisco Mora Catlett explores jazz as an African art form that was the impetus behind the creation of his group, Afro Horn. Catlett also will perform and discuss musical excerpts from his upcoming CD.