The Set List: BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!

Monday, April 29, 2019 | SHARE

Four live performances from last year’s festival and exclusive interviews with the artists:

Topaz Jones, Tarrus Riley, Mwenso & the Shakes, and Jazze Belle

 

Weekly Premieres Beginning Wednesday, May 8 at 10 p.m. on the ALL ARTS broadcast channel, streaming app, and allarts.org

 

The Set List Series Overview:
Experience the best of live musical performance with The Set List. From Broadway to reggae and everything in between, there’s something for everyone in our flagship musical series. Featuring the work of established legends like Carole King, you’ll also hear from emerging talent like jazz singer Jazzmeia Horn, global ensemble Mwenso & The Shakes, rapper Topaz Jones and reggae artist Tarrus Riley. ALL ARTS partnered with BRIC, the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, to film and air performances from their renowned BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival and BRIC JazzFest for free on ALL ARTS platforms.

Episode Descriptions and Premiere Dates:
The Set List: Topaz Jones at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!
Premieres Wednesday, May 8 at 10 p.m. on ALL ARTS
Come to the foot of the stage with live performances, exclusive back-stage access and in-depth artist interviews with The Set List. In this episode we’ll hear Brooklyn-based artist Topaz Jones hype up the crowd at BRIC’s annual outdoor summer concert series. Jones’ funk-inspired melodies meet his modern lyrics in a musical synthesis that he hopes inspires listeners to let loose and dance.
Run Time: 30 minutes
Band:
Topaz Jones – Singer/Songwriter
Nneoma Adaobi Obieshi – Background Vocals
Ashley Germain – Background Vocals
Jharis Yokley – Drums
Jesse Gibson – Bass
Walt Williams – Guitar
Mylez Gittens – Violin
Eli Evnen – DJ

The Set List: Tarrus Riley at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!
Premieres Wednesday, May 15 at 8 p.m. on ALL ARTS
Come to the foot of the stage with live performances, exclusive back-stage access and in-depth artist interviews with The Set List. In this episode we’ll hear Tarrus “Singy Singy” Riley tear up the stage for a roaring crowd of thousands at BRIC’s annual outdoor summer concert series. We dare you to try to sit still during this performance.
Run Time: 1 hour
Band:
Tarrus Riley – Singer, Songwriter
Estelle – Vocals
Dean Fraser – Saxophone
Mitchum Chin – Guitar
Glenroy Browne – Bass
Oral Brown – Drums
Courick Clarke – Keyboards, Vocals
Dwain Campbell Fletcher – Keyboards, Vocals
Christopher Smith – Keyboards, Vocals
Tsehai Riley – Dancer

The Set List: Mwenso & the Shakes at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!
Premieres Wednesday, May 22 at 8 p.m. on ALL ARTS
Come to the foot of the stage with live performances, exclusive back-stage access and in-depth artist interviews with The Set List. In this episode we’ll hear Mwenso & the Shakes, a Harlem-based rhythmic band who travel the world performing their radiant and infectious music that spreads messages of love, peace, and the spirit of their ancestors. You have the best seat in the house with ALL ARTS.
Run Time: 1 hour
Band:
Michael Mwenso – Bandleader, Vocals
Vuyo Sotashe – Vocals
Shenel Johns – Vocals
Michela Marino Lerman – Tap Dancer
Mathis Picard – Keyboards
Russell Hall – Bass
Gabe Schnider – Guitar
Bryan Carter – Drums
Julian Lee – Tenor Saxophone
Anthony Orji – Alto Saxophone
Negah Santos – Percussion

The Set List: Jazze Belle at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!
Premieres Wednesday, May 29 at 8 p.m. on ALL ARTS
Come to the foot of the stage with live performances, exclusive back-stage access and artist interviews with The Set List. In this episode we’ll hear singer/songwriter Taylor Simone and producer/musician Jett Carter who make up Jazze Belle. With an introspective and soulful approach to songwriting and music-layering, Jazze Belle charmed Brooklyn crowds at this outdoor summer concert series.
Run Time: 30 minutes
Band:
Taylor Simone – Vocals
Jett Carter – Drums
Bria Barfield – Guitar
Henny Montes – Bass
Syl Dubenion – Saxophone
Paul Bloom – Keyboard

Production Credits:
The Set List is a production of WLIW LLC for WNET in association with BRIC. Kristy Geslain, Ally Gimbel, and Joe Harrell are Executive Producers. Elizabeth Svokos and Jake King are Producers. Douglas G. Davis is Editor.
For BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, Jack Walsh is Vice President & Executive Producer. Rachel Chanoff is Artistic Director. Lia Crockett is Senior Music Producer. Brendon Boyd is Production Manager. Bill Kennedy is Technical Director. Miguel Valderrama is Lighting Director. Rob Dyrenforth is Stage Manager. For Studio BK, Tony Horn and Jack Walsh are Executive Producers. Ted Erne is Director. Cameras are Emanuel Alexandre, Curtis Boone, Henry Fernberger, Peter Fernberger, Lex Kimbrough, Ian Kosmaczewski, and Paul Reuter. For ALL ARTS, Kristy Geslain is Senior Producer. Joe Harrell is Senior Director. Diane Masciale is Executive in Charge.

Underwriters:
Leadership support for ALL ARTS is generously provided by Jody and John Arnhold, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, the Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Rosalind P. Walter, and The Agnes Varis Trust. 

Episode Trailers:
Topaz Jones:
https://allarts.org/programs/the-set-list/topaz-jones-bric-celebrate-brooklyn-festival-preview-3rdnyz/
Tarrus Riley:
https://allarts.org/programs/the-set-list/tarrus-riley-bric-celebrate-brooklyn-festivalpreview-kl6am8/
Mwenso & the Shakes:
https://allarts.org/programs/the-set-list/mwenso-shakes-bric-celebrate-brooklyn-festival-n8uqif/
Jazze Belle:
https://allarts.org/programs/the-set-list/jazze-belle-bric-celebrate-brooklyn-festival-preview-22xak3/

Early Screeners: Available Upon Request

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