Brooklyn FAM Festival of Arts and Music
Baker’s Brass, a quartet of two trombones and two trumpets, will launch the festival by premiering a new Jen Baker composition, and then lead the audience in composing and performing their own original piece together. Markus Schwartz, a Grammy-nominated percussionist, will perform music of the Haitian vodou and pan-African jazz tradition. Monvelyno Alexis, a Haitian guitarist and singer, will perform solo as well as in concert with Markus Schwartz and emcee and performer Greginald Spencer. The Rodrigo Recabarren Trio, a happenin’ jazz standard trio with Latin vibes, will also perform.