Make Music New York

Friday, June 21, 2019

4 – 6 p.m.

NYBG partners with Make Music New York to celebrate their annual summer solstice festival. See a special performance by the BrasCuba Group featuring the rhythms of Brazil and Cuba by Nanny Assis and Bobby Sanabria, two legendary Latin American musicians who are joining forces to lead an all-star, 10-piece ensemble. Additional performances will include young musicians from the Bronx High School of Science Jazz Club playing hits from the Great American Songbook.

Now entering its 13th year, Make Music New York, “the largest music event ever to grace Gotham” (Metro New York), is a unique festival of 1,000+ free concerts in public spaces throughout the five boroughs of New York City, all taking place on June 21st, the first day of summer. Make Music New York joins similar festivities taking place simultaneously in more than 750 cities around the world—a global celebration of music making.

In the case of inclement weather, the 5 p.m. performance will take place in Ross Hall and seating will be available on a first come, first serve basis. All performances are standing room only. 

Bronx High School of Science Jazz Club

Visitor Center
4 p.m.

The Bronx Science Jazz Club is a high school jazz group that loves playing the jazz standards in the Great American Songbook, as well as some of the newer, more contemporary styles.