https://www.berklee.edu/events/africana-studies-concert?ss=204996 Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
$8 in advance / $12 day of show
Music, Performing Arts
This concert will celebrate songs from the black music tradition. Guest performers will include: influential guitarist Ernie Isley '16H, a member of the Isley Brothers, whose music continues to be sampled by artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Ice Cube, and Gwen Stefani; Patrice Rushen, successful composer, music producer, music director, music educator, pianist, and singer-songwriter of "Forget Me Nots," among other songs; Morris Hayes, the former music director for Prince who has also worked with Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, and George Clinton, among others; and Stokley Williams, lead singer and drummer for long-running R&B group Mint Condition, a 2017 Grammy nominee.