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His brilliant fusion of jazz and rock with Afro-Dominican folk make you want to dance. 🇩🇴 🇭🇹
HARLEM STAGE: Manhattanville, West Harlem
Friday, December 1, 2023
World Music Institute News
Emmy, Grammy, and Golden Globe-nominated, New York Jamaican bassist Russell Hall; celebrates Dr. Reverend Martin Luther King Jr with a jazz concert for the World Music Institute; in the BAMcafé at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) on Friday, January 13, 2023 at 9pm. FREE! 🇺🇸
Musical collective Harriet Tubman (Brandon Ross, Melvin Gibbs and JT Lewis) celebrates Dr. Reverend Martin Luther King Jr for the World Music Institute with a jazz rock concert in the BAMcafé at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at 9pm. FREE! 🇺🇸
Moroccan gnawa sacred singer Samir LanGus and New York Iraqi DJ Omar Aena play North African and Iraqi healing dance music (Global Music Afrobeats) for the World Music Institute at Nublu 151 in Manhattan’s East Village, on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 8pm (7pm doors). From $20. worldmusicinstitute.org 🇲🇦
Puerto Rican Panamanian DJ Bembona and Dominican Latin Fusion band Afrodominicano play the Urban and Tropical sounds of the Caribbean street, for the World Music Institute at Nublu 151 in Manhattan’s East Village on Saturday, February 25, 2023 at 8pm (7pm doors). From $20. worldmusicinstitute.org 🇩🇴 🇵🇦 🇵🇷
Multiple Grammy-winning South African choir Ladysmith Black Mambazo (Graceland, 1986), plays for the World Music Institute at the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan’s Upper East Side on Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 7:30pm (7pm doors). From $35. worldmusicinstitute.org 🇿🇦
Spanish Catalan duo Tarta Relena sing Electronic Folk for the World Music Institute at National Sawdust in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Thursday, March 30, 2023 at 8pm. From $20. worldmusicinstitute.org 🇪🇸
- Quinteto Astor Piazzolla Argentine tango. 🇦🇷
- Sona Jobarteh a Gambian folk and global afrobeats. 🇬🇲
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