“James Lovell is a passionate educator, activist, multi-instrumentalist and ardent language conservationist. Through his artistic and pedagogical endeavors he works to safeguard Garifuna music, dance and language. James co-founded Illagulei (Roots), a performing arts company which promotes indigenous Garifuna culture from Central America. James has released four albums, created the “Afri-Garifuna Rhythms” and the Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble and developed a teaching method that uses music to transmit culture which was implemented under UNESCO. He teaches Garifuna workshops in St Vincent, Belize and New York; he is frequently featured in the media and performs at the United Nations and the Smithsonian.”
New Lots Library
665 New Lots Ave. at Barbey St.
Brooklyn, NY 11207
Fri, Jun 8 2018
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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