Internationally acclaimed and Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Keyon Harrold will share his personal journey of how jazz and hip hop influenced his evolution as a musician. Join us for a live performance and conversation with the artist, followed by an audience Q&A. RSVP here.
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Raised from the fires of (now infamous) Ferguson, Missouri, Keyon Harrold has developed a reputation as one of the world’s most sought-after, emotionally-electric young trumpeters on the scene. A graduate from the illustrious Mannes Jazz Program at the New School University, Harrold is an eclectic trumpeter/music producer/arranger/songwriter who has been featured on nearly 100 albums ranging from jazz and R&B to pop, gospel, blues, and hip hop. Harrold has toured, recorded with, or produced for some of the world’s best artists and ensembles including Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Common, Erykah Badu, and Lauryn Hill. He also has had numerous musical placements in film and TV including in the Miles Davis biopic Miles Ahead, directed by Don Cheadle, where he is featured as the trumpet sound of Don Cheadle playing Miles Davis. His much anticipated second studio album, The Mugician, was released in September 2017.
BRIC’s Stoop Series welcomes audiences for dynamic conversations that connect art, performance, media, and other creative fields with big ideas that are important to Brooklynites. The Stoop Series highlights voices we don’t hear enough, creative solutions that deserve more attention, artistic endeavors that make you see the world differently, and tools for enhancing your own creativity.
The Stoop at BRIC House is a public cultural gathering space featuring free, drop-in programming, and offering a place to sit, observe, and participate in multi-disciplinary work.