Everbody Loves The Sunshine: A Tribute to Roy Ayers
Our Black American Music Series is Back with a new Season!
We kick things off with a tribute to Jazz & R&B Legend Roy Ayers.
Brandon Mitchell on vibes
Graeme Slonaker on keys
Dupresha Townson on vocals
Dorien Dotson on drums
Chris Mills on bass
About Roy Ayers:
For more info visit – http://www.royayers.net/
The Prime Element
It is important to hold a high standard for our music and preserve its power to future generations in our community, as everything still to follow has come from the birth of Black American Music. #BAM #HAYTI
The Chitlin’ Circuit Revue
The Chitlin’ Circuit was an informal network of venues through the south from the 1930’s-1960’s that hosted entertainers From Nat King Cole to James Brown. This one night only Live Performance will pay tribute to the hotels, restaurants and clubs in Black Business districts that become “Oasis Spaces” for African Americans.
Featuring Live Jazz & Soul Music led by Dwayne Jordan
Narrated by Darrell Stover & Hosted by Dasan Ahanu
Featuring Singer – Mavis Swan Poole
& The Grammy Nominated Group – The Hamiltones
These events and the exhibit were made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services MH-00-17-0027-17.
The views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the Institute of Museum and Library Services.