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Holiday Music Spectacular with The Riley Mulherkar Trio Featuring Vuyo Sotashe

December 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Culture Connection: Holiday Music Spectacular with The Riley Mulherkar Trio Featuring Vuyo Sotashe

Riley Mulherkar and Vuyo Sotashe Headshots

Riley Mulherkar is a bandleader, composer, arranger, educator, and advocate for jazz and the arts.  He works with a number of leading artists of our time, including Wynton Marsalis and Tony Award winner Alan Cumming, and is a founding member of The Westerlies.  Riley is a faculty member of The College of Performing Arts at The New School.

Vuyo Sotashe is a New York based vocalist, composer, and performer originally from South Africa. Since moving to the United States as a Fulbright Scholar, he has performed with celebrated jazz legends, including Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jimmy Heath, George Benson, and Al Jarreau, to name a few.  Recently, Vuyo appeared with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra as a featured artist on their 2018 tour. Vuyo also performs as one of the fronting vocalists of Mwenso and the Shakes, while leading his own ensemble appearing on stages across the United States, and around the world.

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