Join us for a live concert honoring the life and musical legacy of jazz legend Billie Holiday. The 60-minute performance will feature renowned vocalist Maimouna Youssef a.k.a “Mumu Fresh”, accompanied by a world-class acoustic quartet from the Peabody Institute Jazz Studies department. Band members include Nasar Abadey (drums), who serves as Artistic Director of the concert, alongside Sean Jones (trumpet), Herman Burney (bass) and Allyn Johnson (piano). Professor Lawrence P. Jackson will deliver opening remarks addressing the continuing significance of Holiday’s music culturally and politically.
Advance registration required: https://events.jhu.edu/form/HAHBillieHolidayTribute
Photo: Featured vocalist Maimouna Youssef a.k.a.”Mumu Fresh” will perform Holiday’s iconic standards with contemporary flair.