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      February 13

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 5th 2016 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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We are very excited to bring you some of the finest bands from Harlem,,New York and the rest of the world for a day celebration of the arts, music and life! We hope you join us! June 5th 2016 from 12pm to 6 pm at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com

6-7pm: Benjamin Lopez Quartet- Jazz

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www.vimeo.com/131426840
We are a quartet of young jazz musicians who met during their studies in New York at the New School for Jazz. We will present a set of chosen tunes based on the repertoire of the greatest composers of the XXth century such as Thelonious Monk, Billy Strayhorn or Gil Evans. Trumpet: Noé Codjia Guitar: Ben Lopez Double Bass: Mike DeiCont Drums: David Jimenez

7-8pm: Abel Mireles - Jazz

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www.abelmireles.com
Abel Mireles is rapidly gaining a reputation as one of this region’s promising jazz artists with an extraordinary talent. Born in Acuna, Coahuila, Mexico and raised in Juarez, Mexico, he studied at the famed Academia Municipal de Artes. Then, continued his music studies from a list of distinguished jazz performers and educators including: Eddie Gomez (Master Class), Dino Govoni (Berklee), Bruce Sanders (Berklee), Bernardo Hernandez (Berklee), Brad Leali (UNT), Marco Pignataro (Conservatory of Puerto Rico), Rafael Alcal (Berklee), Mack Goldsbury (El Paso Conservatory of Music), Dr. Don Wilkinson (UTEP), Erik Unsworth (UTEP), Curt Warren (UTEP), Ruben Gutierrez (UTEP) and others. In a short time, Abel’s illustrious career has taken him on the stage with many greats including: Adrian Terrazas, The Maya Resort of Acapulco Big Band, Eklectic Big Band, UTEP Lab Band, Erick Unsworth, Curt Warren, Ricky Malichi, Ruben Gutierrez, Billy Townes, Border Roots, Candice Reyes Quintet, Manny Flores Group, Little Joe y La Familia, Jose Jose and others.

8-9pm: Xcstasy - Punta / Garifuna / Carribean

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www.Reverbnation.com/Xcstacy
Xcstacy is a band with its main roots coming straight from the Garifuna people of Central America who inhabit most of the coast of the carribean sea from Guatemala down to Nicaragua and Panama. We have members that live in NJ and NYC and we usually perform in NYC.Our main musical output is "punta music" however we do perform other types of music; carribean styles such as reggae, calypso, and soca. Latin styles such as merengue, and bachata, and also hip hop and R&B. Our main goal with our mus...

9-10pm: CardiaC from Switzerland - Rock

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CardiaC has been training since 2000 in a style mixing rock’n’roll, hardcore, stoner and metal, with a Latin groove provided by the Spanish lyrics. The line-up is formed by Bastien C. Antony (drums), Fabien (bass), Julien Emery (guitar) and Ricardo Chimichanaga (ex-singer of the Spanish band “Beholder (BHR)”). The Swiss quartet has built up its particular personality on stage and its force will go beyond frontiers.

10pm-12am: Royal Khaoz - Reggae

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www.royalkhaozband.com
A mere modern musical "hookup", a group of young and aspiring musicians start out on a quest to fulfill their childhood dreams. A dream that entails the transportation of their interpretation of different genres of music to a mass willing to listen.

12-3:45am: DJ JP Biamby

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www.dj.jpbiamby.com
DJ BIAMBY Presents Classic Afro-Beats, Coupe Decale, Hip Life, Najia, Dancehall, Reggae, Soca and the hottest Hip Hop & R&B.
February 14

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 5th 2016 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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We are very excited to bring you some of the finest bands from Harlem,,New York and the rest of the world for a day celebration of the arts, music and life! We hope you join us! June 5th 2016 from 12pm to 6 pm at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com

5-8pm: The Shrine Sunday Jazz Jam Session with Lu Reid

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www.myspace.com/lureidangel
Spontaneous Jazz does not happen at Lincoln Center...or BAM!!! It is still in Harlem, where my friends and I live it every day. All the musicians on these streets are stars. When I was a kid and I first heard the sweet language of that magical Jazz I was hooked for life. You just soaked it up and couldn't help but be moved by it as you walked the streets. I can still feel that kaleidoscope of sound, and I want to bring it to you each and every Sunday.

8-10pm: Blu Cha Cha - Latin Jazz

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My name is Trombonita and I lead a band called Blu Cha Cha. Blue Cha Cha, while Latin based, is a fusion of Blues, Jazz, Salsa, Reggae, Ska, R&B, Funk, Motown and Standards. The band consists of keyboard, guitar, bass, drums, percussion, flute and three trombones! The arranging and writing is done by me, Trombonita.

10pm-12am: Baye Kouyate & The Tougarakes - African Roots

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www.myspace.com/bayekouyate
Talking drum ("tama") master Baye Kouyate, originally from Bamako, Mali, has been in New York for four years. His performances are a journey through a world of highly complex polyrhythms fusing traditional sounds of Mali with influences such as jazz, reggae, and latin grooves, all delivered by a high spirited crew of musicians. Les Tougarakes includes: Leni Stern; guitar, Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz; bassist, Tim Keiper; drumkit, and Yacouba Sissoko on kora. Before touching down in the New York City scene, Baye spent five years in Paris playing alongside French-Ivorian innovator Toma Sidibe. Recently, Baye has performed at Brooklyn Celebrates African Festival as well as shared the stage with well known artists such as Cheick Tidiane Seck, Mamadou Diabate, Vieux Farka Toure, The Brazilian Girls and Kenny Wolleson and also at the last Mafrika music Festival in Marcus Garvey Park.Baye will be at Shrine World Music Venue . free of cover and get 2 Drink's

12-3:45am: DJ Ceace - Reggae Night

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DJ Ceace is a DJ and promoter with over a decade of experience in music production and event entertainment. No matter the music genre , Ceace is dedicated to move people thru music.
February 15

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 5th 2016 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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We are very excited to bring you some of the finest bands from Harlem,,New York and the rest of the world for a day celebration of the arts, music and life! We hope you join us! June 5th 2016 from 12pm to 6 pm at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com

6-8pm: Kaz&Cats - Jazz

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In 1987, Kazuhiro Odagiri was born in music family. He was exposed to lots of music since three years old. At the age of 12, Kazuhiro started playing classical percussion. While attending the Kunitachi College of Music in Tokyo, Japan, Kazuhiro was accepted by the Jazz Program and Newtide Jazz Orchestra and served as the principal drummer for three years. He won three times competitions championship playing with this band in 2008, 2009, and 2010. After he obtained his degree in both classical percussion and jazz drum from KCM, Kazuhiro took Berklee Scholarship tour audition and he recieved a Full-tuition scholarship in 2011.

8-9pm: Manchado - Singer Songwriter

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www.manchadomusic.com
A singer/songwriter born in Bogota, Colombia in September 1995. He moved to New York City at age 18 to persue his dreams in music. When not in the studio recording you can find Manchado roaming in the East and West Village playing at every venue possible. Even though he has ambitions of becoming a pop singer his style is bold, and raw unlike modern day pop singers who strive for a clean and perfect image . His music is a combination of 80s hip hop, punk and pop music. His first single "Big Boy"; A song that talks about, "The angry mindset that when grow up you realize that you are just another number in the system, and that your existence is vane and unneeded".

9-10pm: Mr. Icy - Hip Hop

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Mr.icy is a international artist born and raise in Senegal and came in the USA when he was 15 years old and now he Just turn 20 years old . he start doing music since he was a little kid but nothing was serious . He dropped his first single in 2015 which " I get to the money " ,, he prepare this ...

10pm-12am: Makane Kouyate - Music from Mali

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www.denbaya.com
Born into a Griot family in Segou, Mali, West Africa, Makane Kouyate has been playing the drums since he was five years old. As a young man, Makane worked for several years with Ballet National of Mali, and at 14 began traveling and performing throughout West Africa as lead drummer with the group Super Biton. He has performed with artists such as Selif Keita, singer and guitarist, Habib Koite’and Sadjo Kouyate,’ Mamadou Diabate ensemble, Manding Jata, Sidiki Conde’dance company, and with his brother, the renown balafone player Balla Kouyate. Makane currently resides in New York and performs across the country at numerous clubs and festivals.

12-3:45am: DJ Natt from Japan

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www.soundcloud.com/djnatt
With 13 years experience, DJ Natt is a very famous and professional dj in Tokyo. He started his career in NY since 2015. He spins Hip Hop,RnB,Reggae,Dancehall,Soca,Latin,Naija,House and Electronic.
February 16

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 5th 2016 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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We are very excited to bring you some of the finest bands from Harlem,,New York and the rest of the world for a day celebration of the arts, music and life! We hope you join us! June 5th 2016 from 12pm to 6 pm at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com

6-8pm: JS Fusion - Jazz

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www.jakesilvermanjazz.com/live/
Jake started playing piano at the age of 6. He studied classical and jazz piano under Scott Knight for 12 years, and jazz performance with Benny Russell, Blake Meister, and Greg Hatza. Under Benny Russell’s direction, Jake played piano in Maryland Conservatory of Music’s Youth Jazz Ensemble from 2005-2007, and in Harford Community College’s Jazz Ensembles and Jazz Combos from 2007-2009. Jake had the extraordinary opportunity to study jazz piano and B3 organ with Greg Hatza, a true master of both instruments.

8-9pm: Joe Holt - Singer Songwriter

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www.joeholtmusic.com/
Born in Worcester, UK, Joe Holt is a folk singer/songwriter who recently graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. Described by Indie, Bikes and Beer as "a smart songwriter with a rich voice," Joe released his debut EP, "Empty" in March 2014. Since then, Joe has been performing as often as possible, finding success recently opening for international touring acts like The Hunts, Davina and the Vagabonds, and Parker Millsap. Joe began his interests in songwriting as a writer of short stories - in fourth grade, his medieval fantasy "Akika Python," won second place in a prestigious school-wide event. Surprisingly not content to rest on his laurels, Joe began pursuing other creative fields, learning the piano, trombone, and saxophone before picking up a guitar one day and forgetting everything he had previously thought was cool.

9-10pm: Jim Joustra Trio - Blues Rock

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www.facebook.com/JJ3NYC
Based in NYC, we're combining Blues, Rock, Jazz and Funk to create a mind-blowing and memorable experience that will make you want to come back for more.

10-11pm: Surreal Nation - Indie Rock

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www.surrealnation.com
Surreal Nation is an Alt Rock/Alt Folk trio. Check out our page for info on songs, gigs, and more!

11pm-12am: Asphalt Grey - Rock

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www.reverbnation.com/asphaltgreen
Unsatisfied with the processed, synthetic music being passed off as rock, Asphalt Green was born out of the desire to bring rock and roll back it to its roots, warts and all. Raw, visceral, energetic, catchy, and frightening have all been used to describe their sound. Channeling the classic rock ...

12-3:45am DJ Basir

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www.soundcloud.com/basir0000
The R&B, old school, dancehall dj for a smoth tuesday night dancing.
February 17

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 5th 2016 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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We are very excited to bring you some of the finest bands from Harlem,,New York and the rest of the world for a day celebration of the arts, music and life! We hope you join us! June 5th 2016 from 12pm to 6 pm at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com

6-8pm: Larry Pomilio Group - Jazz

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8pm-2am: Maria Davis Mad Wednesday's & R&B Against AIDS

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www.nydailynews.com/new-york/uptown/affable-ambassador-hiv-aids-article-1.1257343
Maria Davis/Mad Wednesday's New Artist Showcase with A Live Band has been existence since 1994, showcasing R&B, Hip Hop, Gospel, Reggae & Poetry Maria Davis AIDS Activist/Survivor is the Producer and Host of "Mad Wednesday's" many premiere artist has grace our stage "Jay Z", "50 Cents","Alyson Williams" "Brian McKnight", "Anthony Hamilton", "Donelle Jones", "Missy Elliott", "Monica" DJ Funk Master Flex, DJ Red Alert, DJ ACE Comedians "Bill Bellamy", "Bernie Mac", "Talent" and the list goes on. Mad Wednesday's has now incorporated a live band to it's family featuring "karl Browne" (Key Boards), "Lil Sean" (Drums), "Melvin Koonce" (lead Guitar) & "Jerry Brooks" (lead Bass) Maria Davis believes it is not just about the music but, education, awareness, self empowerment, & community. Seven hour music marathon for Haiti! davismaria@msn.com
February 18

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 5th 2016 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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We are very excited to bring you some of the finest bands from Harlem,,New York and the rest of the world for a day celebration of the arts, music and life! We hope you join us! June 5th 2016 from 12pm to 6 pm at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com

6-8pm: Jae Young Jeong - Jazz

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www.jaejeongmusic.com
Jae young Jeong is a guitarist, composer and educator who began his musical life in adolescent years. At the age of 16, he started to learn classical guitar at music academy and changed his main instrument to electric guitar after one year. In 2007 he was admitted to Berklee College of music as a World Tour scholarship student. During the school life, he performed with many talented students and studied with Mick Goodrick, Tim Miller, Hal Crook, Greg Osby, Sheryl Bailey and Darren Barrett. He also was selected as a leader to perform in ‘Jazz Guitar Night Showcase’ at the BPC performance center.

8-9pm: Syllabus Project - Acoustic Duo

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www.facebook.com/syllabusband
Syllabus Project takes on many forms, which is expressed according to the musical artistry being showcased. At any point in time, Syllabus Project may present as a full, balls-to-the-wall rock band, a contemporary acoustic ensemble and several entities in between. Regardless of the configuration, the core of Syllabus Project remains the musical duo of Reginald Saffold and Kuba Walerski. Founded in 2015, Syllabus Project took its first breath of life when Reginald, a powerhouse vocalist and gifted lyricist, who has fronted several Rock bands, R&B groups and Soul projects connected with Kuba, a talented guitarist and impassioned song-writer. Once the two artist joined forces, all was right with the world. “It’s like Kuba wrote songs specifically for my voice, long before he even met me. It was kesmit”

9-10pm: Adderesound - Mexican Fusion

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www.adderesound.com/index_eng.html
Adderesound is the first musical group catalogued as Mexican Fusion comprised of top musicians from Mexico and New York City. Originated in Mexico and created by Rudyck Vidal (composer, arranger, bass player and vocalist) Adderesound evolved when Vidal and Marilyn Castillo (vocalist and composer) moved to New York City: where cultures collide and the genuine identity of the band emerges.

10-11pm: Victor DaZe & The Royal Heat Band. - R& Hip Hop

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www.facebook.com/YOitsVictor/?fref=ts
R&B/ Pop singer Victor Daze is a young man from Newark, New Jersey who truly has a passion for the arts. He is 17 years old and has been training to be a great performer for most of his life. A versatile entertainer, Victor writes songs, plays piano, acts, sings and dances! By the age of 9, he was already performing one boy shows, lip synching songs from artists like Cab Calloway. Growing up he was influenced by great singers such as Michael Jackson, Prince, and Stevie Wonder.

11pm-12am: David Strange - Rock

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www.thedavidstrange.tumblr.com

12-3:45am: DJ 9AM

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www.mixcloud.com/dj9am
R&B, Reggae, Soca, Electronic, Hip Hop, and Old School music.
February 19

6-8pm: The Tom Blatt Project - Jazz

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www.myspace.com/tomblattproject
The Project, It's a case of the sum equals more then the separate parts or maybe like Communism where it's from each their abilities to each their needs. The Project uses elements of contemporary classical music and jazz along with electronic sounds, Latin rhythms, ancient Japanese court music and whatever else we can find that works. Pieces are sometimes a combination of written parts and free improvisation. Every member brings something to our original compositions. The Tom Blatt Project dates from sometime in the mid 90's and has gone through various configurations. At present, core members include Tom Blatt, bass; Andy O’Neil, drums; Nick D’Amica, guitar, Charles Ramsey, guitar, Raymond Todd, trombone, and Michele Smith, flute, vocals, and percussion.

8-9pm: Mary Gatchell - Pop R&B

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www.facebook.com/pages/Mary-Gatchell/172810629403627
Soulful artist, Mary Gatchell, is an accomplished pianist, oboist, composer, and singer. She just released her sixth album, "Real Fantasy", of her own compositions in the pop/soul genres, produced by Leon Lacey and Nathaniel Townsley. Born and raised in New Hampshire in a musical family, she gained a strong foundation in musical theatre, jazz, and classical music.

9-10pm: Thurston Ray - Soul

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www.thurstonray.com
Smooth, soulful, and jazzy are a few words that may describe the musical style of singer-songwriter, Thurston Ray. It may also be described as romantic, optimistic, and uniquely familiar. However it’s described, the Thurston Ray sound has been crafted to take the listener on a journey through emotions, melodies, and sweet inspiration. Thurston Ray is a Brooklyn, NY bass baritone vocalist who blends groovy soul music, jazzy vocals, and messages about real life and love.

10pm-12am: InDaze - Reggae / Rock

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www.indazemusic.com
InDaze is a New York City based Reggae/Rock band whose sound is as eclectic and energetic as its members. The members consist of Gage Weir (Guitar & Lead Vocals), Brennan Weir (Guitar), Michael Forsyth (Bass), Jelm (Drums), and Frances Azucena (Trumpet). This powerhouse band fuses together diverse genres together in order to bring a unique listening experience to all types of music lovers.

12-3.45am: DJ Birane from Ivory Coast

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www.eburnee.com
One of NYC's finest African DJ, the best coupé decallé, hiphop & RnB, dancehall, soca, Zouk, Naija, and salsa in the city.
February 20

6-8pm: Rodrigo Bonelli - Brazilian Jazz

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www.rodrigobonelli.com
The latin jazz music of Rodrigo Bonelli combines driving rhythmic patterns from Afro-Cuban and Brazilian styles along with highly inspired melodies to convey the group's message. Whether they play intensely or at a more relaxed tempo, the compositions all share rich melodies and the musicians strong interplay always shines through. They will be joined by amazing and versatile singer Erin Blatti.

8-9pm: Planet Radio

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www.planetradiomusic.com
Planet Radio is a six-piece intergalactic ensemble based in Boston. Schooled in jazz and influenced by the Cosmos, the groups' collective approach creates a soulful, wholly unique sound. Performing original compositions and covers ranging from Nirvana to Donny Hathaway, Planet Radio appears to all listeners and musical points of view. Coming to a stage near you!

9-10pm: Barbaric Yawp - Funk Blues Rock

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www.barbaricyawpmusic.com
When four professional musicians got together in Brooklyn in the summer of 2011, the result was the exciting, genre transcending sound of Barbaric Yawp. The original compositions combine orchestrated sections reminiscent of big band swing and funk, the looseness and freedom of a jazz quartet, and bebop style unison lines all delivered with a heavy dose blues and rock.

10pm-12am: PreachermanN & The Revival - Funk / R&B / Soul

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www.myspace.com/preachermann
At a time when the art of the live performance is losing ground to homemade internet videos, and neophyte music groups are being awarded record deals without ever having wooed a single live audience, New York City’s Preachermann testifies to the tried and true formulas for achieving lastin...

12-3:45am: DJ JP Biamby

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www.dj.jpbiamby.com
DJ BIAMBY Presents Classic Afro-Beats, Coupe Decale, Hip Life, Najia, Dancehall, Reggae, Soca and the hottest Hip Hop & R&B.
February 21

5-8pm: The Shrine Sunday Jazz Jam Session with Lu Reid

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www.myspace.com/lureidangel
Spontaneous Jazz does not happen at Lincoln Center...or BAM!!! It is still in Harlem, where my friends and I live it every day. All the musicians on these streets are stars. When I was a kid and I first heard the sweet language of that magical Jazz I was hooked for life. You just soaked it up and couldn't help but be moved by it as you walked the streets. I can still feel that kaleidoscope of sound, and I want to bring it to you each and every Sunday.

8-9pm: Tamuz Nissim - Jazz

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www.tamuzmusic.com
Jazz singer, songwriter and pianist Tamuz Nissim from Tel Aviv in Israel has spent the last six years in Europe performing with the most talented musicians in festivals and music venues, leading her own projects as well as singing in different bands, theatre shows and movie soundtracks.

9-10pm: Michelle DeAngelis - Singer Songwriter

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www.mdeangelismusic.com
Michelle DeAngelis is an accomplished singer-songwriter and classical pianist who's original music will take you on a journey through loss, rebirth, love, wisdom, beauty and truth. Michelle's music has had notable achievements such as Honorable Mention in songwriter of the year for her original song "Edge of the World". Her song, "With The Angels" written for 9/11, was featured on two memorial documentary DVD's.

12-3:45am: DJ Ceace - Reggae Night

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www.facebook.com/DJCeace?fref=ts
DJ Ceace is a DJ and promoter with over a decade of experience in music production and event entertainment. No matter the music genre , Ceace is dedicated to move people thru music.
February 22

6-7pm: Jon Sheckler Trio - Jazz

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www.shecklermusic.com
At a young age, New York based musician Jon Sheckler is proving to be a well versed musician and an up and coming band leader. All About Jazz calls him and his trio "ones to watch" and that Jon's music is full of "mischievous Dudley Moore-like playing."

7-9pm: FFP - The First Person Plural Harlem Presents

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www.firstpersonpluralharlem.com
HARLEM, NEW YORK—FPP Harlem hosts the first reading of third season of the First Person Plural Reading Series on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at Harlem’s Shrine World Music Venue at 6:30pm. The event features authors Siddhartha Deb, Danielle Evans, andElizabeth Kendall and dancer/choreographer Ashley Byler. The writers are invited to read or perform pieces that explore the collective voice and may also read from other recent work. Resident DJ Lady DM will begin and end the reading with thirty-minute sets. Admission is free. 6:30pm – 7:00pm DJ Set #1 7:00pm – 8:30pm Reading 8:30pm – 9:00 pm DJ Set #2 Co-founded by the Harlem-based writers Amy Benson, Stacy Parker Le Melle, and Wendy S. Walters, FPP Harlem is a literary and arts collective founded to showcase and explore the plural voice in works of literature and art.

9-10pm: Mikaelle Aimee Cartright - Vocalist

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=DMPvkGhD5BA
My inner voice spoke to me very clearly urging me to stop working a regular nine to five and truly use my talents. By summer I had a band and soon after we were playing all over Petion-Ville (capital city of Haiti). Over the last 5 years, I have been very active, building my fan base at home. I am well known by Haitians in Haiti and in the US, as well as within the expat community. I have featured on many songs, my band has played in the International Jazz Festival of Port au Prince, I hosted a very popular television show for two years; they, well at least Haiti, knows me.

10-11pm: Lady Liz + Snooty Garland

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www.reverbnation.com/snootygarland
Elizabeth Dellinger (vocalist, songwriter, author and therapeutic musician), sparked by the divinely improvisational spirit of Jazz, attracted a family of sexxxy bohemians...thus, the live birth of SNOOTY GARLAND. SG features versatile talents & slews of stellar guests.

12-3:45am: DJ Natt from Japan

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www.soundcloud.com/djnatt
With 13 years experience, DJ Natt is a very famous and professional dj in Tokyo. He started his career in NY since 2015. He spins Hip Hop,RnB,Reggae,Dancehall,Soca,Latin,Naija,House and Electronic.
February 23

6-8pm: Tsuyoshi Yamamoto - Jazz

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www.tsuyoshiyamamoto.com
Tsuyoshi Yamamoto is a drummer, percussionist, composer, arranger, and educator from Nagoya, Japan. He began playing drums in Japan as a teenager, excelling in rock, and funk.

8-9pm: The Sensational Country Blues Wonders

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www.facebook.com/events/309951469154624/
"The Sensational Country Blues Wonders!" are a unique entity in the NY/NJ music scene. They consider themselves the only guitar/vocal duo that mixes equal parts Rockabilly, Country and genuine guitar Gospel music with a spoonful of greasy Blues to wash it all down.

9pm-12am: Flaca Music Presents

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www.facebook.com/events/280472655461410/?ref=br_tf
An eclectic music showcase brought to you by Taylor Rich! .........

12-3:45am DJ Basir

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www.soundcloud.com/basir0000
The R&B, old school, dancehall dj for a smoth tuesday night dancing.
February 24

6-8pm: Larry Pomilio Group - Jazz

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8-9pm: Jon Pasquarella - Singer Songwriter

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www.vid.me/K8ua
Jon is a fantastic live performer and plays electric guitar, acoustic guitar, piano and sings. Typically Jon is comfortable covering a wide variety of music, depending on the atmosphere of each venue and also plays his own original music.

9-10pm: DeRosa the Band - Blues Rock Americana

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www.reverbnation.com/DeRosaTheBand
Tom has been around the New York music scene for many years. He performed with his former group "Shot in the Dark" original material both as a solo artist and with his band. He performed at the legendary Kenny’s Castaways and many other Village venues. Tom has also performed at the Tinker Str...

10-11pm: Barrett Zinn - Folk Singer Songwriter

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www.barrettzinn.com/music.htm
Barrett Zinn has been noodling around on musical instruments for quite a while now. A father and husband, singer, guitarist, music educator, and mensch, his journey as an artist began at age 14 when he picked up a long-neglected nylon string guitar in his Upper West Side apartment. Under the influence of a certain wrongly-defamed herbal remedy, the first thing he tried to play was Jerry Garcia’s lead guitar on the intro to “Dark Star.”

11pm-12am: Marcqiese

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www.howtospellmark.com
A great voice, a triple threat, a class act, an old soul, and a gifted young man are just some the titles giving to Marcqiese. These titles still don't describe all his talent, humbleness and drive. Marcqiese Marc is like some kind of super natural force not to be overlooked. Simply because the timing is just perfect how he is trained in one skill at a time while maturing to become the young talented Genius he is. He is a successful working vocalist, a natural born dancer, A+ writer with acting experience, great teacher and student in the Arts. An entrepreneur since the age of 6 and his professionalism strikes him to be an elder and ahead of his time.

12-3:45am: DJ Dakar

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www.soundcloud.com/dj-dakar-nyc
DJ Dakar is from the Pikine neighborhood of Dakar, Senegal, and now lives in Harlem, New York City. He got his start in the music business as an audio technician for radio and television in Dakar. He also DJ'd Dakar's late-night, hip-hop radio show "Hotmix" on WALF-FM. Now in New York, DJ Dakar's music is distinguished by his mixing of the latest hits in dance, hip-hop, Sengalese mbalax, reggae, Ivorian couper decaler, Congolese soukous, salsa, reggaeton and more.
February 25

6-8pm: SWEET RICHIE AND THE BEST

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WE ENTERTAIN WITH EVERYTHING FROM BLUES TO JAZZ WITH R & B AND A SONG TO SING.

8-9pm: Mazz Muse - Folk Jazz Rock

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www.mazzmuse.com/sandbox/
Critically acclaimed as one of America’s most talented and versatile performers today, Violin/Vox/Freestyle Composition artist Mazz Swift has engaged audiences all over the world with the signature weaving of song, melody and improvisation that she calls MazzMuse. Mazz combines elements of classical, folk, rock, jazz, free improvisational music and electronica to create a rich, unique and diverse musical experience. She is a singer, composer and Juilliard-trained violinist who plays electric and acoustic instruments and has, over the years, performed and recorded with a diverse accumulation of artists including Whitney Houston, Perry Farrell, Dee Snider, James “Blood” Ulmer, Vernon Reid, Valerie June, DJ Logic, William Parker, Butch Morris, Jason Lindner, Kanye West, and most recently as string mistress for D’Angelo’s “Vanguard Strings”.

9-10pm: Sound Liberation - Eclectic Chamber Ensemble / Band

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www.facebook.com/soundlib
Sound Liberation is an eclectic chamber ensemble/band. Sound Liberation's musical philosophy, developed by band founder Gene Pritsker, is based upon "ending the segregation of sound vibration (i.e. musical Genres)". The group incorporates its philosophy by performing compositions that encompass ...

10-11pm: Stratospheerius - Jam Band / Progressive / Rock

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www.stratospheerius.com
Led by electric violinist/vocalist Joe Deninzon (www.joedeninzon.com), who has been called “The Jimi Hendrix of the violin,” Stratospheerius has showcased their “frenzied mélange of alt-bluegrass, progressive rock, jazz fusion and funkabilly” throughout the world. The New York-based group has opened for Tim Reynolds, Mickey Hart, and John Scofield, among many others. Their live performances are filled with funky dance grooves, rip-roaring guitar/violin jams, and hooks that mix jazz, funk, rock with Gypsy influences.

11pm-12am: J.A.M.E.S Brook - Rock

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www.facebook.com/jamesbrookband
J.A.M.E.(S) BROOK is a rock band that formed in the jam sessions and barrooms of Brooklyn, New York. The members of the band—Justin Goldman, Adriano Vasquez, Marcel Negret, and Ernesto Benitez—come from a wide range of places, from Colombia to Connecticut, and bring an even wider range of musical influences to our sound. In any J.A.M.E.(S) BROOK song, you might hear traces of Pearl Jam, Social Distortion, Pavement, Led Zeppelin, Gram Parsons, the Allman Brothers, Soundgarden, the Doors, or the Smashing Pumpkins. We strive to bring these influences together to create a recognizable yet new guitar-driven sound that reflects the diversity and energy of Brooklyn, the place we call home.

12-3:45am: DJ 9AM

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www.mixcloud.com/dj9am
R&B, Reggae, Soca, Electronic, Hip Hop, and Old School music.
February 26

6-8pm: Alex Hamburger - Vocalist & Flute Player

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www.alexhamburger.com
Alex Hamburger is a young vocalist and flute player from the DC area, studying at SUNY Purchase in New York. There, she studies privately under the instruction of Gary Smulyan and Alexis Cole. She has also had the opportunity to study with other renowned musicians such as Pete Malinverni, Ralph Lalama, Jon Faddis and Tim Albright. Alex is also a part of the Purchase Latin Orchestra playing bari under the direction of Dave DeJesus; and the Soul Voices Choir under the direction of Pete Malinverni.

8-9pm: Moon Sugar - Jazz Rock

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www.reverbnation.com/Moonsugarfusion
Moon Sugar is an instrumental act that fuses elements of Funk, Rock, and Jazz. Their music blends improvised and composed music seamlessly, all while packing a serious punch. The music they offer is reminiscent of other fusion acts such as Herbie Hancock, Galactic, and Chick Corea Elektric Band. Their high energy performances, fueled by the groovy hookup of Mike Yaw's furious drumming and Jeff Koch's funked up bass lines, Tim Basom's epic guitar shredding, and Campbell Charshee's rippin' keyboard and synth solos, leave the audience pumped up and begging for more!

9-10pm: REXFORD - Pop / Soul / Indie

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www.rexfordmusic.com
Rexford is a band that was born in New York City. It's a chunk of Pop that was dipped in Soul and then sprinkled with Indie. Keep it Rexy.

10pm-12am: Volcano Eruption & The Rum Shack Band - Reggae

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www.facebook.com/Rum-Shack-Reggae-Band-959529004120714/
Volcano Eruption & The Rum Shack Band, bringing the best of lover's rock, dancehall, & roots riddims to the greater NYC area.

12-3.45am: DJ Birane from Ivory Coast

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www.eburnee.com
One of NYC's finest African DJ, the best coupé decallé, hiphop & RnB, dancehall, soca, Zouk, Naija, and salsa in the city.
February 27

6-8pm: Showcase Of Performing Art Acts.

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ELMabpsE_o&feature=youtu.be

8-9pm: Waterplanet - Indie Pop

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www.facebook.com/waterplanetband
WATERPLANET creates psychedelic folk-art rock with a pop twist. Primarily a duo, Millie Landrum and James Hesser alternate instruments and blend vocal harmonies to create unexpected textures and depth. Recently they are joined by guitarist Gregtape (aka Greg Stinson).

9-10pm: Emily & the Ideals

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUtTFae82oE&noredirect=1
From Hoboken - New Jersey !!!

10pm-12am: Sould'Out NYC - Soul / Funk

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www.facebook.com/thesouldoutband?sk=app_2405167945
Sould'Out likes: Robert Glasper, Rockwood Music Hall, Thelonious Monk, Wayne Shorter, Charles Mingus, Donny Hathaway (1945-1979), Aabaraki, The Memphis Horns, Max ZT, Sly & The Family Stone, Joe Zawinul, Antoine Cara, Akie Bermiss, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Rance Allen, Motown Records, Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Stax Records, Jimmy McGriff, The Shrine, King Curtis, Lynette Williams, this is not the radio

12-3:45am: DJ JP Biamby

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www.dj.jpbiamby.com
DJ BIAMBY Presents Classic Afro-Beats, Coupe Decale, Hip Life, Najia, Dancehall, Reggae, Soca and the hottest Hip Hop & R&B.
February 28

1-5pm: The Oscar Boycott Party in Harlem

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www.cultsha.com
Cultsha.com, Ideacoil & Ptah present The Oscar Boycott Party in Harlem. "The Oscar Boycott Party" celebrates those films by, with & about people of color that were snubbed by the Oscars. An opportunity to party, see short films & vote for the "Ptah Awards".

5-8pm: The Shrine Sunday Jazz Jam Session with Lu Reid

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www.myspace.com/lureidangel
Spontaneous Jazz does not happen at Lincoln Center...or BAM!!! It is still in Harlem, where my friends and I live it every day. All the musicians on these streets are stars. When I was a kid and I first heard the sweet language of that magical Jazz I was hooked for life. You just soaked it up and couldn't help but be moved by it as you walked the streets. I can still feel that kaleidoscope of sound, and I want to bring it to you each and every Sunday.

8-9pm: Meg Berry - Singer Songwriter

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www.reverbnation.com/megberry
I am a singer-songwriter who lives and records in a big old barn in South Orange, NJ. I am thrilled to be back to playing music live, having made my NYC singer-songwriter debut at the 3rd annual CBGB's Music and Film Festival on Saturday, Oct 11 2014 at Bar 13! I have been praised in Billboard Magazine and other notable press, in a previous project, in addition to charting #1 on college radio and AAA. Since 1998, I have been writing an alt country body of work that tells the very personal story of the man who goes to war and brings the war home with him.

9-10pm: Dr. Martian - Jazz funk hip-hop rock soul

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www.drmartian.bandcamp.com/releases
Michael Yaw-Drums Campbell Charsee-Keys Justin Michael-Guitar Sam Smith-Bass

10pm-12am: Revolutionary Council - Afro Beat

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www.facebook.com/RevolutionaryCouncilAfrobeat/
We are a 10 peice ensemble with a massive sound. Like traditional African music our use of polyrhythms gives the music an aggressive drive. Our music is given further empetus by means of the power of our 5 peice horn section. The edge and sophistication of the lush traditional african harmonies amplifies the sound while maintaing the melodo-rhythmic groove. Finally, the mesmorizing effect of our groove oriented improvisations will keep our audience dancing from start to end.

12-3:45am: DJ Ceace - Reggae Night

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www.facebook.com/DJCeace?fref=ts
DJ Ceace is a DJ and promoter with over a decade of experience in music production and event entertainment. No matter the music genre , Ceace is dedicated to move people thru music.
February 29

6-8pm: Drive - Jazz

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www.soundcloud.com/drive-10/sets/live-at-freddys-bar-and-backroom
Drive is multi-faceted instrumental group, drawing from a wide base of influences. Their music is engaging and original and borrows elements from jazz, funk, classical, and even video game soundtracks. Josh Marcus - Saxophone Arath Corral - Guitar Charlie Dougherty - Bass Jon Di Fiore - Drums Will Dougherty - Keyboard

8pm-12am: The Rendez Vous - Live Show Case Soul,Funk,Blues Rock

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www.brownpapertickets.com/event/241105
Join Us at Shrine World Music Venue in Harlem, 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd., bet. 133rd & 134th Street, on the last Monday of every month for our Monthly event The Rendezvous! It's the place where you can hear great live music from independent artists while enjoying good food, interesting people and surrounded by the culture and ambiance of one of the World's most famous communities, Harlem USA!

12-3:45am: DJ Natt from Japan

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www.soundcloud.com/djnatt
With 13 years experience, DJ Natt is a very famous and professional dj in Tokyo. He started his career in NY since 2015. He spins Hip Hop,RnB,Reggae,Dancehall,Soca,Latin,Naija,House and Electronic.
March 1

6-8pm: The Tom Blatt Project - Jazz

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www.thejazznetworkworldwide.com/profile/Tomblatt
The Project, It's a case of the sum equals more then the separate parts or maybe like Communism where it's from each their abilities to each their needs. The Project uses elements of contemporary classical music and jazz along with electronic sounds, Latin rhythms, ancient Japanese court music and whatever else we can find that works. Pieces are sometimes a combination of written parts and free improvisation.

8-9pm: Juan M Soria from Argentina - Singer Songwriter

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www.soundcloud.com/moosmusica/07-flash
Juan M Soria hails from Buenos Aires, Argentina where he began writing and performing music at the age of 8. He has played in major venues in Buenos Aires such as Luna Park, Gran Rex Theater, and Estadio Ferro. He specializes in rock/folk music and is now living in Brooklyn, NY. Juan performs with several bands as well as solo in various bars and venues across the boroughs. When he´s not performing original music, he works as a session musician for other artists. You can learn more about his upcoming performances on Facebook and Instagram.

9-10pm: The Dragon Boys - Rock Blues

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www.facebook.com/pages/The-Dragon-Boys/117396825133152?fref=ts
The Dragon Boys are a Rock/Blues trio powered by the singing, songwriting and guitar playing of Gary Edward Kiyan. Great original composition along with stylized version of other artist songs and classic blues tunes make up the Dragon Boys repertoire.

10-11pm: Reed Turchi

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www.soundcloud.com/reedturchi/sets/reed-turchi-debut-solo-album/s-D3DKf
Adriano was born in Marino in 1979, and lives in Rome. He began playing music as a child- first taking piano lessons at age 5, then taking up acoustic and electric guitar. Over the years, his passion for Delta blues grew deeper as he studied it, and he began mixing it with alternative rock. In a matter of a few years, he has become one of the most complete and charismatic guitarists and session men on the Italian scene, playing with mainstream, indie and jazz artists, inspired by Mississippi Delta blues, Ry Cooder, and rock.

11pm-12am: SoundTrip - Fusion

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www.soundcloud.com/search?q=quattrosounds
Sound Trip infuses the mixture of different styles of music including funk, jazz, fusion, Latin and Soul. Encompassed with a foundation of blues the sultry songs with vocals will resonate in the soul of everyone who hears it. The musicians are all seasoned and proficient in there instruments. Playing for many years each of us has played the Shrine Venue dozens of times and also has played Silvana's. A musical experience and a trip through many sounds is what's expected.

12-3:45am DJ Basir

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www.soundcloud.com/basir0000
The R&B, old school, dancehall dj for a smoth tuesday night dancing.
March 2

6-8pm: Ivan Srdjanovic Alternate Current - Balkan Jazz

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www.srdjanovic.com
Born 1983, in Sarajevo, then Yugoslavia, now Bosnia&Herzegovina, Srdjan moved to Athens – Greece in 1992 and to the Netherlands in 2003. He is currently living in Paris. Introduced to music through piano lessons from the age of 6 it wasn’t until he started playing the drums 7 years later that he decided to become a musician. Led into jazz by his first teacher George Polychronakos he eventually graduated from the Conservatory of Amsterdam in 2007 (BMus) and Utrechts Conservatorium (MMus) in June 2009.

8-9pm: Gina Royale - Singer Songwriter

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www.ginaroyale.com
A contemporary singer/songwriter from rural New Jersey, Gina Royale is a driven musician with passion. She draws inspiration from a wide variety of artists such as Stevie Wonder, The Broods, P!nk, John Mayer, Michael Jackson, and The Beatles. Gina has sung and played the piano for almost all her life, but she started writing her own songs at 14 years old.

9-10pm: The LoveHowl - Rock

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www.lovehowl.com
The LoveHowl is a Brooklyn based band bringing some soul to the Indie Rock scene. A project which developed from singer-songwriter Amy Sheehan's solo material the group has morphed into a gutsy roots rock act. NY native drummer Jonathan Vergara joined Amy and lead guitar player Alex Sherba on the recording of Sheehan's pop-rock EP Insane Concoction in 2010 which picked up a licensing contract by LoveCat Music. Bassist/violinist Jonah Durning-Hammond joined the band following his move from the Delta in 2012. Their song "I Don't Know Why" was featured on the Season 4 Finale of the FX television series "Justified." Check out their debut EP "The Chase" a five song surprisingly dirty rock/alt album.

10-11pm: The Storm300 - R&B

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www.soundcloud.com/thestorm3000
Storm is a singer/songwriter based out of NYC. She taps into the glory days of 80's - 90's RnB, yet incorporating a modern sound and style to create a signature that's totally her own.

11pm-12am: Cody Blackbird Band - Blues Rock

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www.codyblackbirdband.com
Cody Blackbird has been widely recognized as one of the worlds top Native American musicians touring today. Blending the old with the new, Cody merges the Native American flute with powerful vocals into contemporary blues rock sounds with The Cody Blackbird Band. The band has been compared to a hybrid Native version of the famous Blues rock band “Blues Traveler” Featured on NBC, PBS, WGN, MSNBC, CNN and The NY Times Cody has performed over 1500 shows both nationally and internationally and with the band they plan on taking it to the next level. The Cody Blackbird Band has shared the bill with such artists as Arlo Guthrie, Lynyrd Skinard’s Rickey Medlocke, Peter, Paul and Mary’s Peter Yarrow, Nahko Bear, Xavier Rudd, and Reggae legends “Big Mountain"

12-3:45am: DJ Dakar

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www.soundcloud.com/dj-dakar-nyc
DJ Dakar is from the Pikine neighborhood of Dakar, Senegal, and now lives in Harlem, New York City. He got his start in the music business as an audio technician for radio and television in Dakar. He also DJ'd Dakar's late-night, hip-hop radio show "Hotmix" on WALF-FM. Now in New York, DJ Dakar's music is distinguished by his mixing of the latest hits in dance, hip-hop, Sengalese mbalax, reggae, Ivorian couper decaler, Congolese soukous, salsa, reggaeton and more.
March 3

6-8pm: A fundraiser for Picture the Homeless

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www.picturethehomeless.org
Picture the Homeless is a hard-hitting non-profit founded on the principle that homeless people should be at the center of discussions that directly affect them. The organization’s offices are located in East Harlem, and they work on issues of pressing relevance to the neighborhood--and the city as a whole: creating affordable housing for low income New Yorkers, civil rights and police reform, and long-term preservation of the culture and character of Harlem

6:30-8pm: LIFT - Soul Rock

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LIFT is an exciting Harlem-based band. Our music is a unique blend of rock, alternative & soul! It’s dynamic roster of musicians and songwriters together with its core members creates a ever-changing, breathing, rhythmic flow of sound and emotion. The core members are Brodie Enoch on guitar and vocals, Bruce Bynes on keyboards and vocals, Kimberly Tomczyk on guitar and vocals, and Dina Smalls on vocals. The band has played at many venues, including Shrine, the West End Lounge, and many community events.

8-9pm: Allison McKenzie -Pop R&B

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www.facebook.com/AllisonMcKenzieMusic
I am originally from Cambridge, Ontario, Canada but I have spent most of my life living in Freehold, NJ. Growing up, I was inspired to sing while attending an apostolic church. I even formed a gospel band with my 6 brothers and sisters. When I turned 15, I began taking voice lessons at Music University in Freehold to become a more professional vocalist.

9-10pm: Anodyne Blues Band - Blues / Psychedelic

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=vHvEcmhMmeE
The Anodyne Blues Band plays an eclectic mix of classic Chicago blues, slinky slide guitar riffs, funky harmonica jams and a little bit of psychedelia, but they never lose sight of the song. The band brings a swinging groove and isn�t afraid to do the slow burning thing, either. Formed in NYC in 2007, their sound is sweet & nasty and as the name implies, just what the doctor ordered.

10pm-12am: The Clubs - Funk / Soul

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www.theclubsband.com
The Clubs were formed in 2008 by Ian Kirkman & have been electrifying New York audiences ever since. In 2009 The Clubs released a well received live EP, Live At The Bitter End, which showcased the band's ability to captivate a venue with their special hybrid of R&B, Funk & Soul. In early 2010 The Clubs entered Velvet Swan Studios in NYC to begin recording their debut studio album. It was released on September 27, 2010.
March 4

8-9pm: The Breakdown - Funk Soul R&B

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www.soundcloud.com/thebreakdownnyc
Kickin' drums, booty shakin' bass, swirling keyboards, wailing guitars and soaring lead vocals, The Breakdown is funky music guaranteed to please.

9-10pm: House Division - Rock

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www.housedivision.net
House Division formed in the summer of 2015. It's members consist of Patrick ('Gil') Holohan (vocals), Avery ('Foxglove') Jacobs (bass and vocals), Gregory Gordon (drums), and Marc Montgomery (guitar).

10pm-12am: Justin Kafando & Postive Attractions - World Music

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www.facebook.com/pages/Positive-Attractions-Band/171984442968729?hc_location=stream
Positvie Attractions is a collective of Musician from All over the world meeting on a same platform for the same cause.

12-3.45am: DJ Birane from Ivory Coast

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www.eburnee.com
One of NYC's finest African DJ, the best coupé decallé, hiphop & RnB, dancehall, soca, Zouk, Naija, and salsa in the city.
March 5

6-8pm: B.J. Jansen - Jazz

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www.facebook.com/bjjansenjazz
B.J. Jansen, born January 3rd 1981 in Cincinnati (now residing in New York City), has established himself as a charismatic and dynamic performer, composer, bandleader and educator on and off the stage. B.J.’s journey in music began at age 10 when his father bought him an Alto Saxophone and gave him recordings of Gerry Mulligan and Charlie Parker. He later found his true voice on the Baritone Saxophone while performing in various college ensembles.

8-10pm: CIRCULAR TIME - Afro / World Blues

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www.circulartime.com
Drums: TONY LEWIS ... Bass: MARK PETERSON ... Piano: MARIO E. SPROUSE ... Guitarist: KWARTEI JONES-QUARTEY ... Tenor Sax: SLYVESTER SCOTT ... Vocalist Composer: BART DOUGLAS

10pm-12am: Kepaar - Afro Fusion

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www.kepaaribrahim.com
KEPAAR IBRAHIM IS A TRUE AMERICAN AFRICAN RESIDING IN NEW YORK CITY WHOSE STYLE OF MUSIC CROSSES ALL CONTINENTS LIKE HIS VERY OWN STORY. OFTEN PEOPLE ASK IS IT REGGAE, POP, AFRO-BEAT? HE ANSWERS, AFRO-FUSION!

12-3:45am: DJ JP Biamby

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www.dj.jpbiamby.com
DJ BIAMBY Presents Classic Afro-Beats, Coupe Decale, Hip Life, Najia, Dancehall, Reggae, Soca and the hottest Hip Hop & R&B.
March 6

5-8pm: The Shrine Sunday Jazz Jam Session with Lu Reid

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www.myspace.com/lureidangel
Spontaneous Jazz does not happen at Lincoln Center...or BAM!!! It is still in Harlem, where my friends and I live it every day. All the musicians on these streets are stars. When I was a kid and I first heard the sweet language of that magical Jazz I was hooked for life. You just soaked it up and couldn't help but be moved by it as you walked the streets. I can still feel that kaleidoscope of sound, and I want to bring it to you each and every Sunday.

8-11pm: THE SHRINE BIG BAND - JAZZ

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www.myspace.com/573768892
The Shrine Big Band is a 15-piece big band, with three trumpets, three trombones, four saxes, flute, piano, guitar, bass, and drums. Come and experience the experimental and hard-swinging sounds every first Sunday of the month from 8pm-11pm!

12-3:45am: DJ Ceace - Reggae Night

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www.facebook.com/DJCeace?fref=ts
DJ Ceace is a DJ and promoter with over a decade of experience in music production and event entertainment. No matter the music genre , Ceace is dedicated to move people thru music.
March 7

6-8pm: New York Jazz Workshop

www.newyorkjazzworkshop.com
New York Jazz Workshop Featuring: modern jazz ensamble, bebop ensamble and blues ensemble.

8-9pm: Mina - Indie Rock, Pop, Folk, Soul

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www.facebook.com/itsminaland
Her voice gives such vivid and vibrant life to the ink that it’ll make you think the songs are written just for you.

9-10pm: James Scott - Soul

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www.soundcloud.com/jamesxscott/tracks

10-11pm: Lukas Konig from Austria - Rap, Drums,bass synth,elect

www.laubrecords.com/lukas-koenig/
Lukas König born in St. Pölten (1988) Musicgymnasium Vienna Neustiftgasse Studied on Gustav Mahler Konservatorium Vienna Studied at Anton-Bruckner Privatuniversität Linz Studied at Swiss Jazz School / HKB Bern

12-3:45am: DJ Natt from Japan

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www.soundcloud.com/djnatt
With 13 years experience, DJ Natt is a very famous and professional dj in Tokyo. He started his career in NY since 2015. He spins Hip Hop,RnB,Reggae,Dancehall,Soca,Latin,Naija,House and Electronic.
March 8

6-8pm: Hsinwei Chiang - Jazz Violonist

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www.soundcloud.com/hsinwei-chiang/looking-for-spring-breeze
Hsinwei Chiang is a Taiwanese violinist, composer, and educator in both jazz and classical genres. She has studied classical violin since she was age of six, and has toured with symphony orchestras in Malaysia, Italy, California, Hong Kong, Berlin since she was ten year old. After graduating from Taipei University of Art (BA), she discovered her interest in improvisation and collaborated with different artists (jazz, world music, dance, theatre, fine art) in major art scenes in Taiwan. Graduated from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College in 2015, She has been studying with Antonio Hart and playing in venues like Shrine, Rockwood, Drom, and Shapeshifter Lab. Now, she is one of the regular horn session at the Harlem Sessions (Gin Fizz).

8-9pm: Yumi Ito - Jazz Vocalist

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www.yumiito.ch
Yumi Ito was born in 1990 in Basel (CH) and grew up in a polish-japanese family of musicians. She started playing the piano at the age of three and gave her piano debut with the Zurich Chamber Orchestra at the “Tonhalle” hall in Zurich five years later. From the age of 13, she has studied classical singing with her mother, Margo Cadias and later on specialized in Jazz. She took lessons with teachers as Lisette Spinnler, Gretchen Parlato, Theo Bleckmann, Becca Stevens, Marianne Racine, Efrat Alony and Bobby McFerrin and many more.

9-10pm: Saso Sandic - Rock, Pop, Blues, R'n'B, Funk

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www.sasosandic.com
Slovenian-born singer-songwriter and guitarist, Saso Sandic, moved to NYC in 2014. Saso then studied with guitar virtuosos Oz Noy, Mike Stern, Berklee professors Pat Pattison and Tomo Fujita (who taught the likes of John Mayer), and others. After a couple of open mic appearances, Saso released an unofficial album of demo songs with the help of Oz Noy, Keith Carlock, Mike J. Visceglia, Kevin Bents, Joe Bonadio, James Genus, Jeff Kazee, Danny Lapidus and Ted Spencer.

11pm-12am: Thomas California - Hip Hop

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www.thomascalifornia.com/
I am the Hip Hop Beatle. Born and raised in Atlantic City NJ currently performing and living in Southern California. Influences for my music are artist like ASAP Rocky, Action Bronson & Chance the Rapper. I am a high energy person with an infectious personality. My shows are engaging and very fun to be a part of. I was a part of SXSW this past March and I am going on a cross country tour for 2 months on my own dollar. I have a clothing line which is YAD. It stands for Young Ambitious Dreamers.
March 9

8-9pm: Arjun - Jazz Rock

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www.arjunmusic.com
“When you hear the intricacies of Eddie Arjun Peters’ guitar skills, you will know exactly why there are no vocals on this record… the guitar IS the vocal” – Middle Tennessee Music

9-10pm: The Receiver - Pop

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www.thereceivermusic.com
The Receiver is brothers Casey (keyboards, bass, vocals) and Jesse Cooper (drums, vocals) from Columbus, OH. Formed in 2005, the brothers quickly expanded on ideas composed the previous year by Casey for his senior thesis in music composition studies at The Ohio State University. After a few live performances, the band was picked up by New York-based Stunning Models On Display Records. With the label’s support, the band finished the recording of their debut album “Decades” in 2006 and celebrated its release later that year with extensive touring throughout North America. Once home, Casey began the near 2-year writing process for their follow-up album “Length of Arms”. The sophomore effort had its release in late 2009 on Vital Music Records. The band just finished recording their third album "All Burn", due June 2015 via Kscope Records.

10-11pm: Katie Mitchell - Rock

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www.reverbnation.com/rpk/katiemitchell
Katie Mitchell is a singer/songwriter newly local to Long Beach, New York, whose powerful voice is creating a buzz amongst audiences along the South Shore. Her musical roots began in Virginia at a young age; she learned harmonies by singing along to artists like the Indigo Girls with her mother, and she’s been writing her own music and performing for live audiences since age 8. As a solo act Katie has played around Manhattan and Queens at such venues as Kenny’s Castaways (New York, NY), The Recoup Lounge (New York, NY), The Hart Crane Black Box (New York, NY), The Moldy Fig (New York, NY), and the Irish Cottage (Forest Hills).

11pm-12am: Abajonai - Reggae

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www.facebook.com/abajonaifanpage?_rdr=p
He has worked with the likes of Sidney Mills of Steele Pulse, and Grammy winner James "Bonzai" Caruso, who is known for his masterful mixing of Damian Marley's "Welcome To Jamrock" track. Abajonai is currently prepping his debut project "Essence Of Music" which is expected to be released in February 2016. He is a rootsy, energetic artist, aligned to the "Kushites" sect of Rastafarians, who captivates his audience with his intense vibe and uncommon sound effects. His upcoming projects, music and lifestyle will undoubtedly turn the heads of many Reggae fans globally, and industry peers alike. In his interview with DJ Conquerrah of the Shanty Town radio program on Brooklyn's BBoxradio, Conquerrah said "Abajonai's sound, image and immense vocal power, surely fill a void in Reggae music today".
March 10

6-8pm: The Legends of Motown Revue - R&B

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Bio we are the Legends of Motown revue We Have been a revue Since June 2015 we have Sold Out CityRib Jamacia We sing And Perform The Hits of Motowns Legendary Recording Artist We Have Mary Wells Singing My Guy Beat me To The Punch Tell Him We have The Temptation & David Ruffin My Girl Aint To Proud to Beg we Have Marvin Gaye Heard It Thru The Grapevine We Have Jimmy Ruffin Whats Become Of the Broken Hearted We Have Smokey Robinson Tears Of A Clown& Mickeys Monkey Stevie wonder My Cheri AmourTthe Marvalettes Dont mess With Bill The Supremes you Cant hurry love Martha And the vandals Dancing In The Streets So Sit back And Take a trip down memory lane With the Cast Of the legends Of Motown revue youll be Dancing in Your Seats For A Hand Clapping finger Snapping Good Time Listen To U The Legends Of Motown!

8-9pm: Gloria Isaiah - Latin Jazz

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www.about.me/gloriaisaiah
I am a Singer, Songwriter and Bandleader. I perform with a live band, out of the great City of New York. I create music to move your body, stimulate the spine and lyrics to inspire. Modeling is simply an extension of the creative process. On occasion, I dip my fingers in acting, writing and directing.

9-10pm: Traindeville - Folk Italian Duo

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www.facebook.com/traindeville
Indie - folk music duo: a fascinating journey into folk sounds with original songs and a personal approach to traditional songs from different countries.

10-11pm: SHAWN HAYNES & RHUSTY MILK - R& B Soul Blues

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www.reverbnation.com/shawnhaynes
The rumors are true! Shawn Haynes continues to charm fans describing his music as lyrical, wide-ranging and passionate. Shawn’s new EP Concrete Dreams vol. 2 has increased his already large listening audience. The new EP is a nonstop to the introduction Concrete Dreams. Concrete Dreams vol. 2 turns it up a bit with a dirty south feel on Streets is Just a Stage featuring Roc and Yella and Not About That Life featuring Thunny Brown is a for the ladies club joint. He describes his music as a mix “From my heart and soul - crooning rhythm and blues; and hip hop - driven by drum and base.”
March 11

6-8pm: Control The Sound - Pop

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www.controlthesound.net
Control the Sound is a collective of kid musicians from Brooklyn who play rock, funk and soul with strong musicianship high energy and great live performances. "The Next Super Stars" PIX Morning News "Watch for them, pretty bad in the best kind of way" @okaygingerlynn

8-9pm: Mar Sala - Flamenco / Latin / Pop

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2RDc-Uhlag
Spain. With the collaboration of many accomplished musicians from all over the world, she mixes Latin sounds such as Rumba Flamenca, Brazilian rhythms and Spanish pop, with swing and Rock. Marta's original compositions are a cross over between the Flamenco air of Seville and the eclectic sounds of New York City.

9-10pm: Ivory from Boston - Rock

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www.thebandivory.bandcamp.com
Frankie DeRosa and Robbie Simmons collided on a cold winter night in Boston, caught in Frankie's room during a snowstorm. The musical duo sprung from that night forward, creating their future musical collaborations under the name IVORY.

10pm-12am: The New Review from Boston - Soul Funk

www.facebook.com/thenewreview.band
The New Review is a jazz funk band from Boston, MA with influences from jazz, funk, rock, r&b, soul, and pop.

12-3.45am: DJ Birane from Ivory Coast

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www.eburnee.com
One of NYC's finest African DJ, the best coupé decallé, hiphop & RnB, dancehall, soca, Zouk, Naija, and salsa in the city.
March 12

1-4pm: Fundraiser - Battle Of The Bands Competition

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Featuring a mixture of student (high school, mostly) musicians + 1-2 adult musicians.

6-7pm: Nich Mueller- Jazz

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www.nichmueller.com
Nich Mueller has been developing original music and a devoted following since his Downbeat Award winning debut album All In A Day in 2011. Nich’s smooth vocal tone has been said to resemble Chet Baker, yet his pianistic abilities put him in the same category as piano/vocal bandleaders including Harry Connick Jr. and Diana Krall through the lens of a singer-songwriter influenced by folk and experimental music. Nich and his band perform re-invented versions of beloved jazz classics and progressive originals featuring adventurous lyrical content paired with unique harmonic and rhythmic play.

8-9pm: Catbread - Rock

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www.catbread.bandcamp.com/releases
We're a three piece original indie rock band from Orange county. We have a myriad of musical influences ranging from Americana folk to blues and California rock.

9-10pm: Cannibal Ramblers - Blues / Rock

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www.cannibalramblers.com
The Cannibal Ramblers focus on densely textured, highly rhythmic music with strong narrative content. They have a deep reservoir of original music as well as an extensive knowledge and love of pre-war blues. The Cannibal Rambler’s sound is ragged like a rusty knife. Mixing Hound Dog, R.L. Burnside and Junior Kimbrough, with Bukka White, Fred McDowell, and Son House brings you into their zone of sound. Driving the car down the winding mountain road with the brake lines cut is where they live. The Cannibal Ramblers were honored to represent the West Virginia Blues Society in the 2012 Memphis International Blues Challenge.

10pm-12am: Holy Forest - World

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ww.okayafrica.com/news/holy-forest-africa-calling-video
Holy Forest is a new musical project from songwriter and documentary filmmaker Jon Fine (Still Bill, Herbie Hancock’s Possibilities), who recorded an album over 3 years across the Gambia and several cities in the United States. “Africa Calling,” the lead single from the self-titled Holy Forest LP, pairs the virtuosic sounds of Gambian griot Tata Din Din Jobarteh (aka the Jimi Hendrix of the kora) with the robust vocals of Harlem-based singer Ed “Preachermann” Holley and horns from members of Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra on a song inspired by a trip to the Makasutu forest.