In this double bill event, Seth Kibel and Christylez Bacon world-premiere a new Hip Hop-Klezmer project, and WJMF Artist-in-Residence Simone Baron presents a genre bursting Jewish-Brazilian-Jazz fusion.
Seth Kibel is an award-winning woodwind specialist, wowing audiences on saxophone, clarinet, and flute, playing jazz, klezmer, and a whole lot more. Christylez Bacon is a Grammy-nominated progressive hip hop artist who multi-tasks between various instruments such as the West African djembe drum, acoustic guitar, and the human beat-box (oral percussion), all while continuing the oral tradition of storytelling through his lyrics.
Tonight, they team up for the world-premiere of their new hip hop-klezmer fusion project.
WJMF Artist-in-Residence Simone Baron presents a concert of Jewish-Brazilian-Jazz fusion alongside Brazilian artists of international renown, spanning national styles that include choro (from Jewish composers such as Jacob de Bandolim), forro/baiao, samba, bossa nova, and more.