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BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival

Vijay Iyer with special guests Moor Mother, Arooj Aftab, Ambrose Akinmusire, Tyshawn Sorey, and Daryl Johns Joel Ross | Melanie Charles | Mahogany L. Browne

Four local artists created new works meant to honor their beloved fellow musicians we lost to the pandemic.

Date

SAT, AUG 14 | 7:00PM EST

Location

Prospect Park Bandshell
9th Street & Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215
United States
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  • Vijay Iyer

  • Melanie Charles

  • Mahogany L. Browne

SATURDAY, AUGUST 14
Doors 6:00 pm / Show 7:00 pm


To commemorate and acknowledge the immense impact COVID-19 has had on the Jazz community, BRIC has commissioned four local artists to create new works meant to honor their beloved fellow musicians we lost to the pandemic. Each artist will premiere a new piece created with this intention as part of their set. VIJAY IYER, whom the NY Times called the "social conscience, multimedia collaborator, system builder, rhapsodist, historical thinker and multicultural gateway" of the NYC scene, headlines, with sets by vibes innovator JOEL ROSS, the singer and multi-instrumentalist MELANIE CHARLES, and the renowned poet, author and educator MAHOGANY BROWNE.

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Free performances at the Bandshell are FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. Capacity is limited. RSVPs are not required and do not guarantee entry.

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