Serenade the World (NYMF)

The YOW! Theater
354 W 45th St, New York, NY 10036
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Serenade the World, featuring the music and words of Oscar Brown, Jr., is a lively retrospective of the man they called the Grandfather of Rap. Jazz Man, poet and performer, Oscar Brown Jr. captured many currents of the 20th century from his earliest "Rags and Ole Iron" to the celebrated numbers "Joy", "Brown Baby", "Chain Gang", "Signifiyin' Monkey" and "Afro-Blue". His last song, "Serenade the World," was written with Genovis Albright as the title number of this musical retrospective of his life and work. Singer and keyboardist Albright is joined by the Oscar Brown Trio in this joyous and moving celebration. Schedule Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 8pm Friday, Sept. 16 at 4:30pm Saturday, Sept. 17 at 8pm Sunday, Sept. 18 at 1pm Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 4:30pm Sunday, Sept. 25 at 4:30pm

Visit the Serenade the World (NYMF) website:

http://www.nymf.org