Upcoming Events / May 2021 / Joyce and George T. Wein Shape of Jazz Series: Somi
Joyce and George T. Wein Shape of Jazz Series: Somi
Saturday, May 8, 2021, 9 pm
Zankel Hall @ Carnegie Hall
New York NY
Influenced by her Ugandan and Rwandan heritage, Somi’s elegant amalgam of jazz and African musics hits with an emotional punch and delights with purity. In an evening commissioned by Carnegie Hall, this talented songstress shares selections from her critically acclaimed recordings and new music written in response to postcolonial African literature.
Herve Samb, Guitar
Toru Dodo, Piano
Ben Williams, Bass
Nate Smith, Drums
Additional artists to be announced
Single tickets available to the public Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 8 AM.
This concert and the Joyce and George T. Wein Shape of Jazz series are made possible by the Joyce and George Wein Foundation in memory of Joyce Wein.