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Event Description

The People’s Holiday features six-time Grammy award-winning bassist, composer, and educator Christian McB

"NMAAHC’s annual community program entitled The People’s Holiday features six-time Grammy award-winning bassist, composer, and educator Christian McBride in a digital performance inspired by his social justice-focused album entitled, The Movement Revisited: A Musical Portrait of Four Icons. The 30-minute concert of jazz and poetry will feature performances of students from The Julliard School and a poetry reading by award winning poet, Evie Shockley(link is external). The concert will conclude with a conversation between Christian McBride and Dr. Dwandalyn Reece, Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs | Curator of Music and Performing Arts. This concert honors Dr. Kings’ commitment to racial equality, justice, and service."

The People's Holiday has been generously supported by The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust.

Event presented by:

  • National Museum of African-American History & Culture