Past Event

Last Day: Celebrating the Harlem Renaissance: James Reese Europe & Michael Cummings

March 15, 2020
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Cathedral of St. John the Divine - 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street

Following the kick-off of the Harlem Renaissance 100 Celebration here at St. John the Divine earlier this month there was also inaugurated here an exhibition highlighting the musical innovator and Harlem Hell-fighter regiment soldier and band leader James Reese Europe. The exhibit showcases through sheet music and memorabilia Europe's ragtime and syncopated jazz collaborations with the international dance couple Vernon & Irene Castle, along with items that touch on is World War I marches and jazz era influences.

The exhibition will run at St. John the Divine through March 15. More information is available from St. John the Divine.