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Raisin Cane with Jasmine Guy and The Avery Sharpe Trio
Price $34
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Jazz R&B and Soul
Tags music

Raisin' Cane with Jasmine Guy and The Avery Sharpe Trio

Saturday, Feb 23, 2013 8:00p

Raisin' Cane, called a 'Harlem renaissance Odyssey,' stars the talented and versatile Jasmine Guy, actress (A Different World), singer and dancer. This dramatic production depicts Harlem in the 1920s: a pent up explosion of brilliant prose, poetry, politics and music of African-Americans who were ready to have their say.

Back by a superb original score performed by the Avery Sharpe Trio, Raisin' Cane features striking photos and paintings of the artists and inhabitants of Harlem during this period,
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Jasmine Guy
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While she appeared in several notable features in the 1980s and 1990s, TV was the star-making venue for Jasmine Guy. A multi-talented performer, Boston-born Guy began her career as a dancer for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center....
Avery Sharpe
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An excellent bassist, Avery Sharpe is best known for his longtime association with McCoy Tyner's trio. He originally played piano (starting when he was eight) and accordion, switching to electric (and eventually acoustic) bass a few years later....
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