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African Americans, American Jews & American Popular Music: A Conversation with Ben Sidran & Rev. Dwight Andrews

African Americans, American Jews & American Popular Music
Oct 17 2019 | 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM

African Americans, American Jews & American Popular Music

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Pianist, author and producer Ben Sidran and composer, musician, pastor and educator Dwight Andrews will come together to explore the depths, the confluences and co-operations, and the sometimes fraught conflicts and contradictions, of this significant cultural partnership that has shaped the history of American Popular Music from Jazz to Blues to Rock and Roll, from the Juke Box to Broadway, from the days of Tin Pan Alley to today’s Hip Hop explosions.

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