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NJMH Artistic Director-At-Large featured in The New Yorker

February 5, 2014

Jonathan Batiste, artistic director-at-large of The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, was recently featured in   a piece by Nick Paumgarten entitled “Reunion” for the Talk of the Town section of the magazine. The story highlights the NYC reunion of Batiste with fellow New Orleans musician and long-time friend Troy Andrews, also known as Trombone Shorty. “The two are now, at twenty-eight and twenty-seven,their generation’s most prominent ambassadors of what’s still possible and fresh in mixing up the music of New Orleans,” says Paumgarten. Jonathan will be playing this Monday, February 10 at Rockwood Music Hall as part of his NJMH series “Spontaneous Combustion.”

View the February 10 event here >

View the article on The New Yorker website >