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September 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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One event on September 10, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on September 24, 2019 at 6:00 pm

This will be the sixth edition of the “Jazz and Self Determination” series where the primaries converse about the synthesis of jazz and socio political activity. Topics include the formations of independent labels, organizations, publications and musician run festivals.

The artists featured for the upcoming discourse are:

Ted Daniel-Trumpeter, composer, educator and founder of Ujamaa Records. Founding member of the NY Musicians Organization.

Syd Smart-Drummer, percussionist, educator, organizer and founder of the John Coltrane Memorial Concert series.

Craig Harris-Trombonist, composer, educator, alumni of the Sun Ra Arkestra and founder of the Harlem Jazz Box series. Mr. Harris was a long time collaborator with Amiri Baraka.

Jazz and Self Determination #6 will be hosted by Ras Moshe Burnett and Althea SullyCole

Classes to follow on the 10th and 24th of September, 6pm-9pm.  Stay tuned for info about presenters.


  • Ras Moshe
    Saxophonist, educator, and organizer Ras Moshe Burnett is a Brooklyn NY native and recent graduate of a SUNY degree program in music studies at Empire State College. He is the organizer of the "Music Now!" series formed in 1999 and a member of the Neues Kabarett collective, both at The Brecht … Read More ›


September 10, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The People’s Forum
320 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018 United States