Make Music New York 2019

Make Music New York and Chashama Present a free day of music at Anita’s Way (137 W 42nd St), featuring performances by high school Jazz musician Jayson Greengold, dreamy surf punk band The Johns, fiery and soulful singer Seydurah Avecmoi, Latin group Cristian Allexiws y Urbanova and the Catahoula Cajun Band.

About the Artists
Jayson Greengold 
is a high school student who plays pop and jazz trumpet. He is a member of the Nassau-Suffolk Performing Arts Honor Band and this will be his second year performing at Make Music New York.

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The Johns are a musically groovy, visually striking, and lyrically unprecedented garage tropicalia band from New York City. The band combines the complexity and insight of The Silver Jews with the immediacy, economy, and seaside sensibilities of The Ramones, and the softly intricate rhythms of the Caribbean music heard at every bodega in town.

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Seydurah Avecmoi is a dynamic blues and jazz vocalist living and working in New York City. She has performed both nationally and internationally, headlining everywhere from B.B. Kings Infamous House of Blues and The JZ Club in Hangzhou, China.

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Cristian Allexis y Urbanova  is a musical group from the Dominican Republic that expresses their passion for music via Latin rhythms such as Bachata, Bolero, and Fusion. The band has an original way to remind the audience that love is best expressed vibrantly through music. Cristian Allexis & Urbanova have just released the first single “Salud” which tells the story of people falling in love via social media and cheering or saying “salud” for their forbidden love. 

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Catahoula Cajun Band is a New York based group that plays Cajun dance music of Southwest Louisiana. While all the band members hail from north of the Mason-Dixon line, their love of toe-tappin’ dance and traditional music inspired them to tackle the two-steps, waltzes, and Cajun-French lyrics of Acadiana. The name of the band is taken from the Catahoula Hound Dog, native to Louisiana. Catahoula hounds are known for their high energy and we like to think our music shares that trait.

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Make Music New York is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization whose mission connects New Yorkers to their communities, brings bold new artistic creations to life, unites diverse communities in a spirit of celebration and energizes the shared social spaces that make NYC a cultural capital.

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