Hispanic Heritage Month: Cultural Influences in Music

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 12:15PM

As we close out Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15), BRIC highlights how cultural influences play a part in the work of Dayramir González, Antonio Sánchez, and Claudia Acuña.

Audiences of All Ages Love The Knights!

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 10:30AM

No matter your age, The Knights Family Show allows everyone to sing, dance, and learn about music! At this event on SAT, MAR 30, Syrian born/Brooklyn-based clarinetist Kinan Azmeh joins The Knights as they play some of his original music.

Nomadic Massive’s Waahli Talks About Going Solo

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 10:30AM

As a member of Canadian hip hop supergroup Nomadic Massive, Waahli has performed around the world, including at the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival. But 2018 brought out a new side of Waahli, as he released his first solo album, Black Soap, in September and he will make his U.S. solo debut at BRIC House Sessions on February 21.

Exploring Identity with Canadian-Mexican Hip Hop Musician Boogát

Friday, January 25, 2019 - 11:45AM

Growing up in Quebec City, with parents from Mexico and Paraguay, the musician known as Boogát has always dealt with multiple identities. So it’s no surprise that his music brings together several sounds—French-Canadian and American hip hop, mixed with Latin influences—to become something entirely new.

Brooklyn’s Own Xenia Rubinos Always In Flux

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 11:00AM

Xenia Rubinos is all about experimenting and discovering. Whether she’s incorporating a new style into her music, exploring nooks & crannies in Brooklyn, or trying out the latest technology in her music videos, this soulful singer-songwriter is up for anything. Learn more about Xenia on our blog, and see her perform on Friday, October 19 as part of BRIC JazzFest!

Interview with BRIC JazzFest Performer Mark de Clive-Lowe

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 10:00AM

Growing up in a musical family in New Zealand, Mark de Clive-Lowe has enjoyed jazz music—as both a listener and performer—around the world. His international voice and unique style comes to BRIC JazzFest Marathon this year, so learn more about him with this Q&A.

Mike Casey Trio Hopes to Surprise at BRIC JazzFest

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 3:30PM

The Mike Casey Trio is making its mark in the New York City jazz scene, with new music and several recent live performances. And later this month, this trio of young performers, who met while studying at University of Hartford’s Hartt School, will bring their fresh sound to BRIC JazzFest.

The Vijay Iyer Sextet Celebrates New Album at BRIC JazzFest

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 10:15AM

Keyboardist-composer Vijay Iyer has spent years performing and recording to international praise. Today he releases the first album from The Vijay Iyer Sextet, called Far From Over, along with horn players Graham Haynes, Steve Lehman, and Mark Shim, and rhythm partners Stephan Crump and Tyshawn Sorey.

BRIC JazzFest Celebrates Latin Jazz

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 12:45PM

This October, we kick off our second annual BRIC JazzFest with over 50 heavy-hitting jazz artists. And no celebration of jazz would be complete without a big helping of Latin jazz!