On Saturday, October 21st, the ‘Staten Island Jazz Festival 30’ will be taking place at the Universal Temple of the Arts at Snug Harbor.
The event will feature a wide array of Jazz luminaries such as:
- Barry Harris
- Sun Ra Arkestra
- Reggie Workman
- Kiane Zawadi
- Leopoldo Fleming Afro-Caribbean Jazz Ensemble
- Danny Mixon
- Winard Harper and Jeli Posse
- Jeannine Otis
- Karlus Trapp
- Rudi Mwongozi
- Darrell Smith
- Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble
- Uptown Dance Academy: A Tribute to Bob Cunningham
FREE PRE-FESTIVAL WORKSHOPS!
Staten Island JAZZ Festival 30 kicks off with FREE jazz-themed arts
and cultural workshops that will take place at Snug Harbor Cultural
Center from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM.
There are also set to be several pre-festival workshops that day from 10:30 to 1:30. The spotlight event includes ‘Forum on JAZZ: The History and Future of Jazz’ from 12:30 to 1:30 at Snug Harbor Building G and will explore the history of Jazz and its influence on everything from Blues to Rap. WGBO Weekend Jazz After Hours host Sheila Anderson will also be a special guest panelist.
Some come on out this Saturday and take part in a rich, vibrant musical event that is sure to please music fans of all type.
Buy your tickets over at the Universal Temple of the Arts website.
Vin Forte is a writer. He also hosts the ‘Any Time with Vin Forte’ podcast. He is currently working on an anthology of short stories due out later this year.