City College Center for the Arts & The National Jazz Museum in Harlem presents IDILE Sounds of Jazz and Orishas by Melvis Santa

City College Center for the Arts & The National Jazz Museum in Harlem proudly presents IDILE Sounds of Jazz and Orishas by Melvis Santa

IDILE, which translates to “lineage” in Yoruba, is a multidisciplinary musical concert that integrates original composition, improvisation, art installation and dance. Created and Directed by Melvis Santa, IDILE draws inspiration from her Cuban heritage, Afro-Cuban traditions and American Jazz influence she received upon her arrival to New York City.

Thu, May 19 – Fri, May 20
7:00 pm

Aaron Davis Hall | City College Center for the Arts

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