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October 2019

Kumble Theater at LIU Brooklyn presents: Trumpeter Kenyatta Beasley Paying Tribute to His Mentor – The Frank Foster Songbook Record Release Concert

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October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Kumble Theater, 1 University Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States

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Trumpeter and educator Kenyatta Beasley is pleased to announce the July 27th release of Frank Foster Songbook by the Kenyatta Beasley Septet. Beasley leads the album’s fiery septet through the compositions of Frank Foster, bringing a burning dynamism to his late mentor’s work. The Frank Foster Songbook was recorded live over the course of two nights at Brooklyn’s Jazz 966 in 2013. Beasley’s septet features Dezron Douglas on bass, Alvester Garnett on drums, Anthony Wonsey on piano, Eric Wyatt and Mark Gross on saxophone, and Vincent…

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November 2019

Coalition to Preserve Reggae Music presents: Reggae Culture Salute

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November 2 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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Kumble Theater, 1 University Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States

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Reggae Culture Salute (RCS) commemorates the coronation of Emperor Selassie I and Empress Menen of Ethiopia with a celebration of reggae music highlighting the relationship between reggae rastafari, Emperor Selassie and Jamaica, birthplace of reggae.  RCS 2019 will pay tribute to the seminal reggae trio, The Wailers, in celebration of the UNESCO inscription of reggae to its list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Highlight of the evening include the first ever New York performance of the official Wailers Trio…

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