Roots, Rhythm, and Resilience: Musical Intersections of Black and Jewish Diasporas | Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore

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Roots, Rhythm, and Resilience: Musical Intersections of Black and Jewish Diasporas

Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 1:30 pm

With Musicians and Educators Denise Williams and Jordan Klapman
Thursdays, February 3–24 | 1:30-3:00pm EST

This four-part virtual lecture and concert series explores the cultural, musical, and political intersectionality of Black and Jewish cultures throughout the centuries – the effects of their forcible migrations and marginalizations, common struggles for equality, musical assimilations, and quests for bridging the gaps. Presented by the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre in honour of Black History Month.

February 03 | Roots - folk songs and 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 help@mnjcc.org. For registration assistance call 416.924.6211 x0.