Tahira Clayton: Protest and Freedom Songs @ the Sankofa

Join vocalist and bandleader Tahira Clayton and her quartet for an afternoon of live music at the Sankofa Interactive Installation in Marcus Garvey Park.
The community will learn about and sing protest and freedom songs from antebellum through the civil rights movement, including pieces such as “This Little Light Of Mine”, “Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody”, “Kumbaya”, and more done in an contemporary jazz style.

We welcome everyone to join us and a special invitation goes out to parents & kids; the content is geared for children ages 9 years old and up, but all will be able to participate.


This project is made possible with the support of Harlem Grown’s Culture, Creativity & Care Initiative at Marcus Garvey Park and the Mellon Foundation’s Humanities in Place Initiative.




Sat, Oct 07
2:00 pm

Sankofa Art Installation @ Marcus Garvey Park - Madison and 124th Street

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