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Jay Hoggard's Africaribbean Vibes at Pelham Bay Park

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Pelham Bay Park
Middletown Road and Stadium Ave
Bronx, NY
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When

Fri, August 17, 2018
6:00 pm

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Acclaimed vibraphonist/composer JAY HOGGARD has touched the hearts and souls of listeners for over 40 years. Drawing on traditional and contemporary musical vocabulary to develop new directions for the vibraphone, Hoggard blends jazz and gospel roots with African marimba rhythms. Mr. Hoggard presents performances of blues, bop, and ballads that seamlessly blend with his innovative original compositions.

A graduate of Wesleyan University, Mr. Hoggard has recorded 22 CDs as a leader and over 50 as collaborator, including THE RIGHT PLACE, HARLEM HIEROGLYPHS, SONGS OF SPIRITUAL LOVE, and SWING ‘EM GATES. As a composer, Hoggard has been commissioned by the dance troupe Sankofa Kuumba and the Hartford Symphony to compose two collaborative musical works: THE OTHER SIDE OF THE OCEAN and LET ME MAKE IT CLEAR, and has received other notable commissions from Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Hartford Festival of Jazz and Wesleyan University....

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Jay Hoggard uploaded this event on July 17, 2018