Performance Friday, January 22, 2016 | 6 PM

Music Makers: A Youth Concert

Make The Road New York
New York City students from Bushwick Campus Community School collaborate with Balkan funk band Slavic Soul Party! and Haitian percussionist Okai for a performance of original songs they wrote that were inspired by the themes of the landmark American musical West Side Story.

The event also includes a raffle to win two free tickets to see Dianne Reeves perform at Carnegie Hall on March 30.


  • Slavic Soul Party!
    ·· Matt Moran, Bass Drum
    ·· Peter Stan, Accordion
    ·· Peter Hess, Clarinet and Saxophone
    ·· John Carlson, Trumpet
    ·· Kenny Warren, Trumpet
    ·· Tim Vaughn, Trombone
    ·· Adam Dotson, Trombone
    ·· Chris Stromquist, Snare Drum
    ·· Kenny Bentley, Tuba

    ·· Okai, Vocals and Percussion
Bushwick Campus Community School
400 Irving Avenue | Brooklyn
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The Somewhere Project is made possible, in part, by generous support from the Howard Gilman Foundation and Martha and Bob Lipp.

Public support for The Somewhere Project is provided by Council Member Elizabeth Crowley.
Lead support is provided by the Brooke Astor One-Year Fund for New York City Education.

Major funding for Musical Connections is provided by the Hive Digital Media Learning Fund in the New York Community Trust, MetLife Foundation the Heineman Foundation for Research, Education, Charitable, and Scientific Purposes, and United Airlines®.

Additional support has been provided by Ameriprise Financial.

Public support for Musical Connections is provided by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the New York City Departments of Homeless Services and Probation, the New York City Administration for Children's Services, and New York City Council Members Daniel Dromm and Annabel Palma.

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