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KC Jazz Club: Harriet Tubman

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Inspired by abolitionist and activist Harriet Tubman, the trio makes its Kennedy Center debut showcasing music from its 2017 album, Araminta.

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Inspired by the abolitionist and activist who led hundreds of slaves to freedom, Harriet Tubman blends jazz, electronic, rock, and funk music to create its own kind of genre-defying musical freedom. Formed in 1998 by drummer J.T. Lewis, guitarist Brandon Ross, and bassist Melvin Gibbs, the trio makes its Kennedy Center debut showcasing its breadth of soulful sounds, including music from its 2017 album, Araminta.

Performance Timing: 75 minutes, with no intermission.