Add this Event to Calendar 04/29/2021 07:00 PM 04/29/2021 08:15 PM Women in World Jazz

Join us for a Centennial Celebration of the 19th Amendment through Music, History and Culture!

Jazz and Blues - originated from the African American tradition-were a propelling force in the in the U.S. during the 1920s, providing females of all ages with an outlet for rebellion in a time when they were also fighting to win the right to vote. Join us as we celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment with a concert featuring Women in World Jazz along with the all-girl Women in World Jazz Junior Performers to pay tribute to that hard-won battle.

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.Women in World Jazz presents an educational performance for the whole family featuring an international ensemble of all-female performers showcasing music from around the world. The concert features musical styles from Cuba’s cha cha to Cape Verde’s Coladeira as well as songs from Israel, Brazil and Japan, mixed in with jazz favorites. The ensemble's goal is to give the audience a taste of different cultures from around the globe through the expression of music and dance. Each performer has an extensive background in music education and performance in the New England area.

Presented by The Randall Library Friends Association, The Friends of the Wayland Public Library and The Friends of the Maynard Library.

Contact: Courtney Michael 508-358-2311