African Jazz – ROUTES by Ronald Bunn

Free For All – BAM R&B Festival Summer Concert – The Fat Afro Latin Jazz Cats

Thursday, June 23, 2016, noon—2pm MetroTech Commons The Corner of Flatbush and Myrtle Avenues Brooklyn This all-star youth orchestra comprises gifted young musicians from across the five boroughs. Helmed by Grammy-winning composer and bandleader Arturo O’Farrill, the Fat Afro Latin … Read More

Free For All – Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture – Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert: Fatoumata Diawara

Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 7pm 515 Malcolm X Boulevard (917)275-6975 Harlem Malian singer-songwriter Fatoumata Diawara combines traditional Wassoulou music and dance from her ancestral home in Mali with elements of pop, jazz, and funk. Also a celebrated actress, Diawara has collaborated with … Read More

Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival – Third World & Awa Sangho

Friday, August 7, 2015, 7:30 Prospect Park Bandshell (Prospect Park West & 9th St.) Brooklyn Admission: Free ($3 suggested donation) The Jamaican titans Third World lost their beloved leader William “Bunny Rugs” Clarke last year, but have risen like a … Read More

Family Day: Wycliffe Gordon; Friends / B-Love’s Hip Hop Jazzy Groove / Karisma Jay & AbunDance / Master Class: Samuel Coleman

July 19, 2015, 4:00pm – 7:00pm 41st Ave. & Vernon Blvd Queens Wycliffe Gordon’s impressive career has taken him around the world, performing to great acclaim while solidifying his place in musical history as one of the best trombonists of … Read More

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