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TAKE ME to the RIVER: Presented by The New School and the GRAMMY Museum

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Tishman Auditorium

63 5th Avenue

New York, NY 10003

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AN OFFICIAL GRAMMY Week Special Event

TAKE ME TO THE RIVER

Presented by the New School's College of Performing Arts

and the GRAMMY Museum

Featuring Performances from Grammy Winners Bobby Rush and William Bell

Join us for a journey through the sould of American Music, From Mephis to New Orleans


4:00 pm

Panel with screening and Q&A, featuring:

SCOTT GOLDMAN (Moderator), Executive Director GRAMMY Museum

MARTIN SHORE, Grammy Nominated Producer, TMTTR Film Director

AL BELL, Former Owner of STAX Records

WILLIAM BELL, GRAMMY Award Winner

BOBBY RUSH, GRAMMY Award Winner

KELLER COKER, Dean, The New School for Jazz & Contemporary Music

The days starts off at 4:00 PM with a panel discussion and thirty minute screening of select parts of the film. The panel will discuss at a deeper level social justice through music by promoting tolerance and respect for all people and cultures, creating a deeper understanding and relevance of history and civil rights, showing how cross-cultural and cross-generational collaboration in music and the arts have and can impact our society. Additionally, never before seen footage from the upcoming film Take Me To The River: New Orleans will be shown.


7:00 pm

CONCERT

featuring

The New School Soul Revue

The Renaissance Youh Center's Music with a Message Band

with Special guests GRAMMY Award Winners WILLIAM BELL & BOBBY RUSH

Generations will be merged through music with GRAMMY Award Winner William Bell and Bobby Rush performing with students from The New School’s Soul Revue and The Renaissance Youth Center’s Music with a Message Band. Music will include Stax classics, hits that were originally recorded in Willie Mitchell’s Royal Studios in Memphis and New Orleans favorites.


TICKETS:

PANEL and SCREENING:

Free and open to the public (Must still reserve a ticket here)

CONCERT:

Students - $5 with valid school ID (must be presented with ticket at door)
General Admission - $20
New School Community - Free with valid New School ID (must be presented with ticket at door)

Proceeds from the event to support music education.


In the Bands:

Martin Shore, drummer and Take Me To The River Film Director and GRAMMY Award Winners William Bell and Bobby Rush with:

The New School Soul Revue
Directed by New School for Jazz faculty La Tanya Hall and Nir Felder
Hattie Simon - Voice
Arta Jekabsone - Voice
Drew Anderson - Trumpet
Morgan Guerin - Tenor Saxophone
Willem De Koch - Trombone
Omri Kochavi - Guitar
Paul “PJ” Fossum - Keys (Organ)
Daniel Winshall - Electric Bass
Kweku Sumbry - Drums

The Renaissance Youth Center’s Music with a Message Band
Directed by Bervin Harris, Co-Founder and CEO




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