The music poured from the piano. On a large platform inside the oval mahogany bar at New York’s Hickory House, the last surviving establishment offering jazz on West 52nd Street, “Swing Street,” an authoritative African-American woman in early middle age sat at the piano, eyes mostly closed, her face registering every nuance in the music she was creating...
Biography of the singer, songwriter, and music educator.
An abiding commitment to social justice, fundamental economic and political change, and cultural democracy.
Students will learn to appreciate the process of telling a story through song.
While in rehearsals for the Smithsonian Folkways album ¡Y Que Viva Venezuela!, violinist Eddy Marcano discusses the influence of his maestro Alberto Valderrama.
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