Brianna Thomas
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Brianna Thomas
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Style: Jump Blues, Swing, Rhythm and Blues

Dance Instructors: LaTasha Barnes and Bobby White teach Lindy Hop and Vernacular Jazz

DJ: Odysseus Bailer

With “a strong voice and a big range” (New York Times), NYC singer and bandleader Brianna Thomas draws on Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, and other great blueswomen of the past for this soulful night. With her ace band, stellar voice, and open-hearted personality, she’s one of your best bets for achieving transcendence on the dance floor this summer.

 

Related event:

Panel Discussion: The History of Lindy Hop

Moderated by Zita Allen

Thursday, June 21 at 7:30 pm

Film Society's Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center's Amphitheater, 144 West 65th Street

Dance critic, author, and professor Zita Allen and an esteemed group of dancers and scholars trace the evolution of Lindy hop from its Harlem Renaissance roots to its modern-day revival.

Panelists: LaTasha Barnes, Mickey Davidson, Cynthia Millman, Tena Morales, and Sally Sommer

“The best young straight-ahead jazz singer of her generation.”
– Wall Street Journal

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Venue and Accessibility

Amsterdam Ave. and W. 62 St.
  • Wheelchair-accessible seating
    Wheelchair-accessible seating
  • Assistive listening devices
    Assistive listening devices

For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please contact [email protected] or 212.875.5375.

For ticketing information and general questions, please call 212.721.6500.

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Brianna Thomas Band

with guest vocalist Frank Senior

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 6:00 pm Damrosch Park

Dance floor opens at 6:00 pm

Dance lesson at 6:30 pm

Live music at 7:30 pm

 

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