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DONALD HARRISON & FRIENDS at Blue Note New York

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Blue Note New York
131 West Third Street
New York, NY
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212-475-8592

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Fri, September 14, 2018
12:30 am

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DONALD HARRISON & FRIENDS FT SPECIAL GUESTS

Donald Harrison was born in New Orleans in 1960 and grew up in a home environment saturated with the city's traditional brass bands, afro-new Orleans culture, modern jazz, R&B, funk, classical, world and dance music. His connection to New Orleans' roots was deepened by his father, a Big Chief, in a new American style of African culture developed in New Orleans. The culture is an offshoot culture of Congo Square, one of the only known places in North America where Africans openly participated in their culture in the 18th and 19th centuries and still participate in it throughout the city. Donald became the Big Chief of The Congo Square Nation Afro-New Orleans cultural group in 1999 and coined the term Afro-New Orleans to describe his culture. He designed and built New Orleans' first cultural attire to merge African designs with Afro-New Orleans style cultural designs....

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