Lights up. Sound on. Cameras rolling. We’ve invited the area’s most exciting musical acts to breathe energy, creativity, and dynamism into our historic museum collection. These unique virtual music experiences will feature sets inside and inspired from our breathtaking gallery spaces, followed by exclusive “green room” conversations with the artists. It’s our galleries like you have never seen or heard them before.
Najwa Parkins is a Philadelphia-based vocalist, songwriter/composer, arranger, bandleader, and educator. Her voice has often been described as smooth, smoky, and soulful— with a profound range of emotion. She has shared the stage with a wide array of artists including Benny Golson, Larry McKenna, Bob Dorough, Nellie McKay, Donn T, Houston Person, Nicholas Payton, Phil Woods, and Branford Marsalis.