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Kalimba Magic

December 21, 2023 | 1:30 - 3 PM

Kalimba Magic

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Kalimba Magic | Thursday, December 21 | 1:30 – 3 PM | Southern Fountain

Join Kalimba master Kevin Nathaniel to learn all things Kalimba and to turn Madison Square Park into a tranquil music garden. Kevin will cover the history of Kalimbas, playing styles and techniques, and approaches to learning the Kalimba, as well as giving participants hands-on guidance with instruments. The event will culminate in a play-along concert with dozens of Kalimbas and shakers filling Madison Square Park. Presented in partnership with Make Music NYC.

Kevin Nathaniel is an internationally celebrated kalimba and mbira player. He plays traditional music, jazz, and contemporary music – all using kalimbas – and also builds many of his instruments. Kevin has worked with Alice Walker, Oprah Winfrey, Jonathan Demme, Madonna, Niles Rodgers, Ephat Mujuru, Dumisani Maraire, Bobby McFerrin, Tito La Rosa, Nana Vasconcelos, Carlos Roberto, and many more.

To play along, please take a moment to register using the link here and meet us at the Southern Fountain: Play in Kalimba Magic

America/New_York 12/21/2023 01:30 PM 12/21/2023 03:00 PM Kalimba Magic Join Kalimba master Kevin Nathaniel to learn all things Kalimba and to turn Madison Square Park into a tranquil music garden. Madison Square Park Add to Calendar
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