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CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS

Somi

Postcolonial Theory
Saturday, May 8, 2021 9 PM Zankel Hall
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Somi by Robert Adam Meyer
Influenced by her Ugandan and Rwandan heritage, Somi’s elegant amalgam of jazz and African musics hits with an emotional punch and delights with purity. In an evening commissioned by Carnegie Hall, this talented songstress shares selections from her critically acclaimed recordings and new music written in response to postcolonial African literature.

Part of: Music of Resistance, Joyce and George T. Wein Shape of Jazz, and Voices of Hope: Artists in Times of Oppression

Performers

Somi, Vocals
Herve Samb, Guitar
Toru Dodo, Piano
Ben Williams, Bass
Nate Smith, Drums
Additional artists to be announced

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This concert and the Joyce and George T. Wein Shape of Jazz series are made possible by the Joyce and George Wein Foundation in memory of Joyce Wein.

Presented by Carnegie Hall in partnership with Absolutely Live Entertainment LLC.

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