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Sitar Arts Center

AFRICAN RHYTHMS: ACROSS BOUNDARIES

Jazzin’ AfterSchool Master Class

AFRICAN RHYTHMS: ACROSS BOUNDARIES
AFRICAN RHYTHMS: ACROSS BOUNDARIES

Time & Location

Apr 12, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Sitar Arts Center, 1700 Kalorama Rd NW #101, Washington, DC 20009, USA

About the event

DC Jazz Festival Education is proud to bring another great season of jazz and music education programming: “African Rhythms, Across Boundaries,” A Master Class, in partnership with Sitar Arts Center. This class is open to students and the neighborhood community.

Teaching Artist: bassist Corcoran Holt, bassist; and Kweku Sumbry, percussionist. African Rhythms: Across Boundaries will present traditional African Rhythms using jazz and various genres of music from Duke Ellington to Curtis Mayfield, to the Summer of Soul era.  The master class is open to all Sitar students and teachers. 

This Jazzin’ AfterSchool program, part of DC Jazz Festival Education, is made possible, in part, by a major grant from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities; with additional funding from the Galena-Yorktown Foundation, The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, The John Edward Fowler Memorial Foundation, Venable Foundation, and the Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation. ©2023 DC Jazz Festival. All rights reserved.

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