Wednesday, April 14, 2010

John Blake, Doc Gibbs & Friends @ Flushing Town Hall, April 17

John Blake Quartet & Charlotte Blake Alston
Saturday, April 17, 2010
Interactive Arts: Secrets of Storytelling @ 1PM

$4 Adults/$2 Children/Members free w/ ticket order to 2:15pm show
Family Performance @ 2:15PM$12/$10 Members & Students ; $8 Children/$6 Member Children

The magic of storytelling and the compelling sounds of jazz. Includes engaging renditions of children's songs and stories, including How the Racoon Got His Dinner, a humorous African-American folktale where each animal gets a musical theme.
John Blake & Friends
Celebration of Fiddle Music from Africa to America

Saturday, April 17, 2010, 8PM

$20/$16 Members/Students ; Package Price: $75/$65 Members (Table seating for 2, Wine and snacks, Signed CD)
An inspiring musical journey of spirituals, work songs, blues, and modern jazz that will highlight the incredible relationship between African-Americans and the fiddle, from West African single-string instruments to traditional European fiddles.

Featuring John Blake, Jr., Violin and African Fiddle; Curtis Stewart, Violin and African Fiddle, Sumi Tonooka, Piano; Boris Kozlov, Bass; Harry "Butch" Reed, Drums; Leonard "Doc" Gibbs, Percussion, and Charlotte Blake-Alston, African Fiddle and Vocals.

Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts
Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Boulevard
(718) 463-7700
Flushing, NY, 11354

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