Jazz Is: Now: Game Night – Jazz Sampled Bingo – Curated by Cleo Reed

Listening is Fundemental: All That Jazz” Join us for a jazz version of “Listening Is Fundamental“, a music-themed bingo game created by Egypt The Curator. This evening of jazz bingo is a research collaboration between Egypt and artist Yetunde Sapp, recipient of the 2022 New School Research Award for “IAMBCTHEYR”.

This game aims to honor the rich legacies in jazz history, and its influence in hip hop and contemporary music,  As an extension of Yetunde’s research, where jazz and blues music have acted as heirlooms on a journey to self-discovery. It seeks to build a bridge between the past and present examining how sampling practices can be a tool to keep black art practices alive.  Prizes will be available for bingo winners!

Participants are encouraged to listen to the playlist beforehand to familiarize themselves with the music.


About the Jazz Is: Now Curatorial Fellowships

Since its founding, the National Jazz Museum in Harlem has provided young artists with opportunities to perform as well as curate concerts and events. NJMH Artistic Director Christian McBride started curating performances and presentations at the Museum in 2006, and Artistic Director Jon Batiste began in 2010 while a student at Juilliard.  The excitement and energy those events brought to our community inform our current programming and creative vision. As Christian and Jon became globally recognized jazz ambassadors, the Museum continued to provide emerging artists with career-enhancing opportunities to curate events at the Museum.  In 2022, we formalized this initiative as the Jazz Is: Now Curatorial Fellowships, with generous funding from the New York Community Trust’s Edward and Sally Van Lier Fellowship Program.  Our second cohort of Jazz Is: Now Curatorial Fellows includes drummer and producer Gengis Don and sound composer, performer, and multi-disciplinary artist Cleo Reed.

Gengis and Cleo will be performing and curating a variety of events at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem throughout 2023.

Tue, Nov 28
7:00 pm

National Jazz Museum in Harlem

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