* Heidi Martin: Storytelling for Kids (DCJF) (Livestream)

When:
June 25, 2020 @ 11:00 am
2020-06-25T11:00:00-04:00
2020-06-25T11:15:00-04:00
Where:
DC Jazz Festival from Home
https://www.crowdcast.io/e/storytelling-for-kids/register
Cost:
Donations Encouraged

Vocalist Heidi Martin is one of D.C.’s treasures: She emits messages complex but clear, with an essence of mourning and resilience that hints at Billie Holiday and a quavering force not unlike Joni Mitchell’s. But as a poet, she’s most closely linked to Abbey Lincoln, that vocalist and composer whose ear was always turned toward the acridity of injustice—not just its effects, but the ways we push it aside by drilling down.

She leads an hour of storytelling for kids in a live stream as part of the DC Jazz Fest from Home

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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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