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Take Me to the Water, an immersive audio experience, Mon 2/19 @ 3pm

Take Me to the Water, is an immersive audio experience that touches on themes from African mythology, the antebellum spiritual tradition and water’s transportive, transmogrifying nature.

African American harpist Ashley Jackson headshot in front of her harp, in black turtleneck and afro hair
Julia Comita
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Musician, creative and scholar Dr. Ashley Jackson.

This one-hour special featuring harpist Ashley Jackson’s program Take Me to the Water, is an immersive audio experience that touches on themes from African mythology, the antebellum spiritual traditional and water’s transportive, transmogrifying nature.

Driven by Jackson’s “soulful” harp solos (Musical America), and backed by the string ensemble Rootstock Republic, Take Me to the Water celebrates her heritage with music by Margaret Bonds, Alice Coltrane, and Nina Simone.

Hosted by Vernon Neal (host of the podcast “Rhapsody in Black.”)