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Body and Soul: An American Bridge

April 08, 2018

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Contact

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture
830 E. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
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Phone:
443-263-1875

Overview

Through interviews with historians and music enthusiasts, Body and Soul: An American Bridge examines the fascinating history of this timeless jazz song’s and illustrates the complex musical interplay between Jewish and African-American cultures. Created by Jewish composer Johnny Green in 1929, the song was introduced on Broadway by Jewish torch singer, Libby Holman, and ushered into the jazz canon by Louis Armstrong. A post discussion with music enthusiasts will follow. In partnership with the Baltimore Jewish Film Festival 2018.

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  • Film
  • Multicultural
  • Music
  • Inner Harbor
  • Jonestown

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