* Akua Allrich & The Tribe

When:
February 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
2020-02-21T18:00:00-05:00
2020-02-21T18:15:00-05:00
Where:
Westminster Presbyterian Church
400 I St SW
Washington, DC 20024
USA
Cost:
$5, Free for 16 and Under

Whether singing an original, a classic jazz standard or something from the Miriam Makeba songbook, there is a deep spiritual fervor in Akua Allrich’s music. Her voice wells up deep from the chest to unleash powerful statements of resistance and change as well as sigh sweetly in ballads. She calls the musicians she performs with “The Tribe” and no matter who is in it, there is deep chemistry. She performs at Westminster with two of the regular members of the Tribe – Sam Prather on keys and Kris Funn on bass – with Tyler Leak on drums and Brandon Woody on trumpet.

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Jackson Sinnenberg is an Associate Producer for SiriusXM and a freelance writer. His work has appeared in the JazzTimes. NPR Music, NPR.org, the Washington City Paper and On Tap Magazine and the blog of Smithsonian Folkways Records. He previously covered the city’s music scene for WGTB, Georgetown University’s radio station, where he was a show host, writer, and columnist. He graduated from Georgetown with a bachelor’s degree in American Musical Culture. Read him at sinnenbergmusic.com. Follow him at @sinnenbergmusic.


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