Angels Over Oakanda - vinyl edition

Angels Over Oakanda vinyl – In stores now!

Burnt Sugar The Arkestra Chamber is thrilled that these brick & mortar record stores are carrying Angels Over Oakanda vinyl.
Stop on by and ask for an in-store play, and get complimented for your sonic good taste.


L’Ouverture de Toussaint

A musical tribute to a Black Revolutionary, Haitian General Toussaint L’Ouverture This Quartet features Napoleon Maddox, Jowee Omicil & musical guests. Burnt Sugar Arkestra performs featuring Cincy-Nancy Sister City Association w/ youth spoken word performances, inspired by pen-pal letters between Cincinnati College Preparatory Academy (CCPA) and Loritz Lycee School (Nancy, Fr). STOCKBOY featuring Brent Olds, John Gentry, and Michael Taylor.
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UNDERWORLD Jazz Festival

The Underworld Jazz Festival was launched in 2018 to amplify rich, colorful and nuanced Black art traditions. They use the word “underworld” because despite the revenue it generates, Black art remains marginal to mainstream society. They use the term “jazz”; less as genre and more as a way to think about approach to music, creativity
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

BSAC BRIC Jazz Fest Edition/DJ Spinna/Downtown Brooklyn Partnership/The Plaza @ 300 Ashland

Burnt Sugar The Arkestra Chamber (BRIC Jazz Festival Edition) Shelley Nicole – Vocals/Conduction ~ Bruce Mack – Vocals/Synthesizer/Conduction ~ Ms. Olithea – Vocals ~ Abby Dobson – Vocals ~ Lewis “Flip” Barnes – Trumpet ~ V. Jeffrey Smith – Soprano/Tenor Sax ~ Avram Fefer – Bari Sax ~ Dave “Smoota” Smith – Trombone ~ Leon
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TheCourt Square Block Party

The Court Square Block Party

On June 19, 2022, The Court Square Civic Association and local restaurant M. Wells will host a block party filled with activities for all ages, including live music curated by Steve Shelley and Ernie Brooks, food, drinks, crafts, a pop-up playground, kiddie pools, puppet acts, comedy, vinyl vendors and more. Crescent Street in Long Island
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

Burnt Sugar/Danz “Maroons & Suffragettes” – A Greg Tate Tribute at Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park and Summerstage

Burnt Sugar/Danz was founded in 2002 by writer/musician/conductor Greg Tate and dancer/choreographer/filmmaker Gabri Christa as a radical melding of Christa’s profound relationship to movement and Tate’s equally rigorous approach to music. The collaboration they formed was rooted in the work of Burnt Sugar The Arkestra Chamber.