Date: Thursday, February 17, 2022
Time: 12:00 amLocation:
Online via Zoom
Roots, Rhythm, and Resilience: Musical Intersections of Black and Jewish Diasporas
Thursdays: February 3–24, 1:30pm-3pm EST
With musicians and educators Denise Williams and Jordan Klapman
This four-part virtual lecture and concert series explores the cultural, musical, and political intersectionality of Black and Jewish cultures throughout the centuries. Topics will include the effects of their forcible migrations and marginalizations, common struggles for equality, musical assimilations, and quests for bridging the gaps. Presented in hounor of Black History Month.
February 3 Roots - folk songs & indigenous cultural songs: Yiddish, Jewish, Sephardic, African, Afro-Caribbean
February 10 Resilience - Spirituals, Freedom Songs, Call and Response, Old Testament Commonalities
February 17 Taking The American Stage - Vaudeville, Tin Pan Alley, Cabaret, Musical Theatre and the Civil Rights era
February 24 All That Jazz - Jazz standards influenced by Black and Jewish composers
Register online or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For registration assistance call 416-924-6211 x0.