TICKETS ARE $20/PER CHILD, $10 F0R SIBLINGS.FREE FOR PARENTS AND SIBLINGS UNDER ONE.ALL PERFORMANCES ARE LIMITED TO 15 KIDS. GET YOUR TICKETS IN ADVANCE! ALL AGES WELCOME!(SIBLINGS TICKETS ARE SOLD ONLY AT THE DOOR)
"Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand, with an equal opportunity, for all to sing, dance and clap their hands”…
The opening lines from Stevie Wonder’s 1976 hit ‘Sir Duke’ couldn’t better sum up what we’re all about at the Jazz Playground! Written as a tribute to the late Duke Ellington, the song references many of Stevie Wonder’s biggest influences from the jazz world, including Count Basie, Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald. We explore how, as the title of his 1962 debut album “The Jazz Soul of Little Stevie Wonder” suggests, the sound of jazz is at the core of one of the most iconic composers of the 20th Century.
The Jazz Playground is a fun, interactive and educational live performance program inviting kids and adults of all ages to dance, sing and swing to the rhythms of jazz.
Presented by a live band, The Jazz Playground introduces the instruments and core concepts of jazz through familiar songs, sounds and rhythms. We explore history, language and diversity through an organic and participatory jazz performance featuring a rotating roster of guest teaching-artists. Each class will introduce a new instrument or style, and will take a trip to different places or times in history to explore how jazz shaped modern music in the 20th century onwards.
Above all, The Jazz Playground invites children of all ages to find their own creative space, develop their imagination and to collaborate through music.
More Info below.
November 17 @
Flatiron Lounge, 37 W 19th St, New York, NY
Remember all the fun you used to have with the Glenn Crytzer All Stars at Pegu Club? Well. .. We're back! Same Day and time, NEW LOCATION: The Flatiron Lounge ...
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