Kwanzaa Celebration | Let's take a day to make it about you and the family!
Enjoy a full day of free and eventful musical performances hosted by the Library Action Committee.
LA Blacksmith is a dynamic and charismatic performer who has brought his special brand of electrifying Funk, Jazz & Soul chops to live performances with artists such as Melba Moore, Me’Lisa Morgan, Freddie Jackson, Erykah Badu, Denice Williams, Isaac Hayes, & Ray Goodman & Brown. He is a gifted saxophonist, flutist & vocalist whose technique, emotional blend, & interpretation, fueled his musical odyssey. Jazz-Plus (L A's Grp) is also currently bringing show's to the Queens Library System.
An immensely talented vocalist able to sing new jack swing tunes or old-time soul ballads with equal skill.
With rhythmic influences spanning West African music and dance, Classical violin, Jazz, House, Afro-Beat, Hip Hop, Salsa and R&B, New York native Shayshahn MacPherson's artistry has been molded distinctly by Brooklyn. With a conscious blend of culturally diverse elements Shayshahn has forged a cleverly contemporary sound using strings-- pioneering as one of the first Black male contemporary violinist lyricists to hit the New York scene. Critically heralded by sources such as The Washington Times, Shayshahn's artistry has been dubbed "'evocative,' 'infectious,' 'regal,' and 'popularly contemporary.'"