CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS

Performance Friday, February 3, 2017 | 7:30 PM

Neighborhood Concert: Brown Rice Family

The Bronx Museum of the Arts
Brooklyn-based world roots band Brown Rice Family is a high-energy, nine-member ensemble that combines an eclectic mix of musical influences that encompass reggae, hip-hop, Brazilian, Afrobeat, jazz, rock, Latin, and funk. With members hailing from all over the world, Brown Rice Family draws on its diverse backgrounds to create a colorful, rhythm-driven, and highly danceable sound. This performance features new works written and performed by youth in collaboration with Brown Rice Family as part of Carnegie Hall’s Musical Connections program, as well as special guest Emeline Michel.

Performers

  • Brown Rice Family
    ·· Okai, Lead Vocals and Percussion
    ·· Lenworth Maxwell, Vocals
    ·· Soils Tshepo Puoane, Saxophone and Keyboard
    ·· Isaiah Richardson Jr., Saxophone, Clarinet, and Harmonica
    ·· Kazuya Ishijima, Guitar
    ·· Oladotun Amu, Bass
    ·· Yuichi Iida, Percussion
    ·· Tamaki Ui, Drums
    ·· Corey Chinel Miller, Dance

    with Special Guest:
    Emeline Michel

The Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse (at 165th Street) | Bronx
Subway 4 Subway b Subway d | Bus: Bx1, Bx2
718-681-6000 | Venue website

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Lead support for Neighborhood Concerts is provided by the Howard Gilman Foundation.
Gilman Foundation
Public support for Neighborhood Concerts is provided by New York City Council Member Helen Rosenthal.

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