Yo Aprendi: Danay Suarez, Ben Folds and Blake Mills with the National Symphony Orchestra
Ben Folds, Danay Suarez, Blake Mills and the National Symphony Orchestra perform "Yo Aprendi." Part of Declassified: Ben Folds Presents. June 30, 2017.
Play video Robot Music - featuring Shimon, the robotic marimba player
Robot Music - featuring Shimon, the robotic marimba player
Georgia Tech’s Robotic Musicians and Musical Cyborgs features Shimon, the robotic marimba player, alongside other robotic musicians and a drummer who wears an assistive robotic drumming prosthesis. Shimon utilizes artificial intelligence and creativity algorithms that push musical experiences and outcomes to uncharted domains. Part of the 25/40 Celebration: Celebrating the ADA 25th and VSA 40th Anniversaries. You can join us in person or visit us online at http://www.kennedy-center.org/millennium/ There, we broadcast each night's performances LIVE as well as make over 2,500 past performances available in our video archives. For more information about Shimon Robotic, please visit http://www.vsaarts.org/artist/B228385
Play video Eugenia León and La Santa Cecilia - "Gracias a la Vida"
Eugenia León and La Santa Cecilia - "Gracias a la Vida"
Mexican icon Eugenia León and La Santa Cecilia perform "Gracias a la Vida" at The Kennedy Center. From "¡Viva Cesar, Viva Kennedy!" -- The intersection of the work and ideals of Cesar Chavez and John F. Kennedy were explored in a memorable evening of diverse performances presented at The Kennedy Center. Subscribe to The Kennedy Center! http://bit.ly/2gNFrtb
Play video Uilleann Bagpipers (Gay McKeon, Emmett Gill, Amy Campbell) | LIVE at The Kennedy Center
Uilleann Bagpipers (Gay McKeon, Emmett Gill, Amy Campbell) | LIVE at The Kennedy Center
Gay McKeon, Emmett Gill, and Amy Campbell perform during the opening concert of IRELAND 100, directed and hosted by Olivier Award-winning actress Fiona Shaw and featuring leading performers from Ireland and the United States. IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture, a major festival highlighting Irish culture and its relationship to America. May 17–June 5, 2016 Subscribe to The Kennedy Center! http://bit.ly/2gNFrtb
Play video Derrick Hodge - "Mulgrew Miller Tribute: Solitude"
Derrick Hodge - "Mulgrew Miller Tribute: Solitude"
Bassist and composer Derrick Hodge performs selections from his debut Blue Note Records recording, Live Today, with Federico Peña, keyboards, Michael Aaberg, keyboards, Keyon Harrold, trumpet, and Mark Colenburg, drums. Having served as sideman to the likes of Terence Blanchard and Robert Glasper, Hodge firmly steps out as leader as the New York Times states, “with roots in gospel, jazz and R&B….bearing earnest intentions and a glow of transparent optimism.” Part of Blue Note at 75.
Play video Lionel Loueke - "Nonvignon"
Lionel Loueke - "Nonvignon"
Benin-native guitarist and vocalist Lionel Loueke--a current Blue Note Records artist whose most recent release Heritage was produced by labelmate Robert Glasper—performs with bassist Massimo Biolcati and drummer Ferenc Nemeth. Loueke stands out in a crowded field of musicians with his trademark sound which “fuses traditional African music with modern jazz harmonies, unique vocal inflections, and complex time signatures” (NPR). Part of Blue Note at 75.
Play video SsingSsing - Korean Folk Meets Glam-Rock
SsingSsing - Korean Folk Meets Glam-Rock
SsingSsing welds two disparate elements: glam-rock and deep-rooted Korean folk. This eccentric six-member Korean band skillfully blends these styles and presents them in a contemporary and accessible context with components of ballads, pop, and spiritual rituals. To view the full Millennium Stage performance, please visit: https://youtu.be/try0HdDq12U Subscribe to The Kennedy Center! http://bit.ly/2gNFrtb