Saturday, January 12, 2008
Jean Grae to perform with her mom Sathima Bea Benjamin
Brooklyn MC, and Blacksmith Records artist Jean Grae will join her mother, acclaimed South African jazz vocalist Sathima Bea Benjamin, onstage for a performance in New York City on January 23. The show will mark the first time the two respected artists, have shared a stage. The event will mark the re-issue of Benjamin’s 1963 album A Morning in Paris, which features appearances from jazz legend Duke Ellington and Jean’s father, pianist Abdullah Ibrahim. The performance will take place at the Sweet Rhythm jazz club on 7th Ave and Bleeker St.