musicians


A Change Is Gonna Come: How Black Music Powered the Civil Rights Movement (Smithsonian Associates) – VIRTUAL

From 1940 to 1970, gospel, jazz, blues, and soul music underscored the Civil Rights Movement. Artists, activists, and radio DJs came together to write, perform, and promote music that reflected—and shaped—the events of the time and the ongoing fight for freedom. Music became a political weapon and unifying force, delivering […]


‘The Roots of Black Music in America’ Presented by Karlus Trapp (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Tuesday Tunes: The Roots of Black Music in America presented by Karlus Trapp In honor of Black Music Month, Karlus Trapp presents “The Roots of Black Music in America,” a delightful, educational, and entertaining program.  It is a 100 year journey back through time to hear, experience anew, and learn […]


Christylez Bacon: Human Beatbox (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Christylez Bacon: Human Beatbox Christylez Bacon, GRAMMY nominated Progressive Hip-Hop artist combines rhyming, storytelling and interactive call and response choruses with diverse instrumentation to deliver a message of cultural acceptance & unification blending traditional elements of musical styles from jazz to hip-hop. This event is part of Summer Break Baltimore, […]


Edwin Perez & Friends: Songs From Latin America (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Join vocalist Edwin A. Pérez & Friends for a musical program featuring “Songs from Latin America.”  Learn about traditional and popular songs from Mexico, Argentina, Cuba, Puerto Rico and more. This event will be presented in Spanish & English. Dial-In Information Please click the link below to join the webinar: […]


Peabody String Sinfonia (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

The Peabody String Sinfonia is a student-run, conductor-less orchestra whose mission is to bring healing and beauty to people in our Baltimore community through music.  Sinfonia is composed of Peabody students and alumni who volunteer their time for this project.  Its members believe music is now more important than ever […]


Jazz In The Civil Rights Movement (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Flutist Galen Abdur-Razzaq chronicles the story of jazz and its relationship with the civil rights movement beginning at the turn of the century and continuing to the present day, highlighting the artists, their music, their influence on jazz and their struggles. Learn the importance of jazz and its advocacy for […]


Forgotten No More: Rediscovering Remarkable Women (Smithsonian Associates) – VIRTUAL

Mary Lou Williams, ca. 1946, by William P. Gottlieb Forgotten No More: Rediscovering Remarkable Women Part of the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative, Because of Her Story PROGRAM DESCRIPTION From a 17th-century workshop in the Netherlands to a classroom in 1660 in Frankfurt, to the streets of Washington in the […]


Latin American Music With CantoSur (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

​CantoSur, a duo featuring vocalist Cecilia Esquivel and musician and guitarist Dani Cortaza, perform Brazilian music and South American folk music. Join us as they share some special performances and “edutain” us about Latin American music. As an audience member, you can ask CantoSur questions to learn more about Latin […]