Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Make Music New York Comes to St. Nicholas Park

Make Music New York
takes place all day on the 135th Street Plaza (135th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue in the Park) this Saturday from 12pm-8pm. Musician line-up is below. Join the Friends of St. Nicholas Park in the park for a day of music.

Make Music New York is NYC's largest music event, with 850 free concerts on streets, sidewalks and parks, all on the first day of summer.

Noon–1pm: Martian Walrus And The Symphonic Winds And Brass (Jazz / Classical) An 8-member acoustic ensemble plays original works, from Baltic to Classical to Jazz/Improv.

1pm–2pm: Tantra-Zawadi (Spoken Word / Jazz) Performance poet performing original work to live music. Accompanied by King Tut on flute and saxophone.

2pm–3pm: Adsila (World / Jazz) Adsila performs "jazz to world music, and all the notes in between," in the natural amphitheater of St Nicholas Park.

3pm–4pm: Kimistry (World / Jazz) Kimistry, an original jazz/pop group, is led by Kim Kalesti, who has performed & recorded with Kenny Barron, Clark Terry, and George Clinton.

5pm–6pm: Huxley Vertical Cabaret Nouveau is an acoustic cabaret orchestra made up of strings, piano, bass, accordion, trumpet and a myriad of other instruments.

6pm–7pm: Kabbala (Latin) Urban artist Kabbala, from Washington Heights, boasts a unique style and rhythmic mixes to make all races, genders and ages of people dance!

7pm–8pm: Leni Stern (Jazz / World) Leni Stern, "a musician of uncommon caliber and vision" (Thom Jurek, AllMusic), is a singer, guitarist, and composer, inspired by jazz and the music of Mali.

For questions please visit the Make Music New York website or email us at

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