Thu, November 19, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The inherent and unknowing connection to one’s ancestors is often an integral part to shaping an artist’s musical journey. In Ancestry, Michael Mwenso delves into the magical life of recently retired Senior Staff Photographer for Jazz at Lincoln Center Frank Stewart as he grew up around the greatest Black artists of the time and how he was able to see them through his lens. They talk about icons like: Bobby Blue Bland, Count Basie, Phineas Newborn, Muddy Waters, Romare Bearden.
Grab your favorite beverage, find a comfortable seat, and learn more about Mwenso, Stewart, and the power of Black music.