Enjoy good solid African Caribbean jazz on July 16, featuring rhythms from around the world. Dr. Mambo and the Experience weaves a polyrhythm paradise not often heard in the western hemisphere. Performing are some of the best African Caribbean jazz musicians New York has to offer.
WHEN: July 16 | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
WHERE: South Meadow Stage at Snug Harbor
ADMISSION: Free | Registration requested here
The Experience masters Caribbean sounds from reggae, salsa, Latin jazz to Soukous and High Life as the rhythmic engines that drives their conscious-music extravaganza, adhering to a Ghanaian proverb “SANKOFA, wonkyir” which means “There’s nothing wrong with going back to your roots.”
Jazzmobile was founded by National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Dr. Billy Taylor, Philanthropist and Arts Administrator, Ms. Daphne Arnstein with NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath in 1964. It is the oldest not for profit organization created with a mission just for Jazz. Jazzmobile’s mission is to present, preserve, promote and propagate America’s classical music Jazz.
Founded in 1967 by artist/teacher/philosopher Maurice Phillips, and a group of young artists, UTA pioneered as one of the first not-for-profit organizations of its kind to serve as a resource and platform for artists of color and the community from a multicultural perspective. UTA has been providing an array of life enrichment programs to Staten Islanders for over 50 years – our mission is to “quicken the creative spirit in the individual and community and foster brotherly love.” Since our inception, UTA has been a thriving force, fostering cultural and artistic development in the community.