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WBGO Kids Jazz Concert Series: Michael Mwenso

April 7 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

You Bring the Kids, We’ll Bring the Jazz

WBGO and host Gary Walker celebrate “Blues, Swing & Civil Rights” with vocalist Michael Mwenso. He will host a presentation filled with musical examples explaining to the next generation how America found freedom in this music. The group will improvise on familiar songs, as well as demonstrate improvisation in a group. They will also perform songs and have children participate through voice and claps.

Recommended ages for this event are from 7-11.

The WBGO Kids Jazz Concert Series brings world-renowned jazz musicians to concert halls and venues throughout Essex County in New Jersey. These hour-long concerts give young listeners the chance to discover the enjoyment of jazz, improvisation, and musical collaboration.

Come join us!

Adults must be accompanied by a child.


April 7
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm


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