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Concert Review: Free Jazz Musicians Meet A Rwandan Inanga Master

Date: May 17, 2015
Venue: Whynot Jazz Room (NY)
Review by Dawoud Kringle
(Photos by Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi – videos courtesy of the bands)

Vinny Golia & Ken FilianoOn Sunday, May 17th, 2015, the Whynot Jazz Room hosted a marvelous evening of music which was curated by Andrea Wolper and part of the Why Not Experiment? Series.

The evening started with the duo of Vinny Golia (woodwinds), and Ken Filiano (bass).

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Please support Parade Of One’s Sophie Nzayisenga (Rwanda) campaign to invite her to NY next year!

Text and photos by Jeremy Danneman (Parade Of One)

Dear Friends,

As many of you know, I worked for two years to bring a talented Rwandan musician, Sophie Nzayisenga, to New York City in October 2013 to record, perform, and conduct educational programming with me and my colleagues, William Parker and Tim Keiper. Unfortunately due to disastrous issues obtaining Sophie’s visa, our plans were derailed.

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