Jazzy Sundays: Marlon Simon and the Nagual Spirits; The Raquel Cepeda Septat
Raquel CepedaRaquel Cepeda is a jazz singer and songwriter who brings the best styles and rhythms from around the world to the refined language and aesthetics of Jazz. Marlon Simon and the Nagual SpiritsMarlon Simon is a drummer, composer, and educator who came to the USA from Venezuela in 1987 to study jazz music. With this band, he features his work as a composer and his personal approach to Latin jazz. About Jazzy Sundays in the ParksDiscovery Green Conservancy, DACAMERA, Buffalo Bayou Partnership and Emancipation Park Conservancy are teaming up this fall to celebrate the legacy and evolution of jazz in Houston with Jazzy Sundays in the Parks, a live music series made possible by the Kinder Foundation.The series features free, family-friendly concerts every Sunday in September at Emancipation Park, every Sunday in October at Discovery Green and every Sunday in November at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park. The complete series lineup can be found at https://www.discoverygreen.com/jazzyEach concert will be preceded by a free workshop at 3 p.m. where kids can learn about music and instruments presented by Sam Dinkins Dinky Drum Company.A bonus Series Spectacular concert will be headlined by acclaimed American gospel and R&B singer and civil rights activist Mavis Staples with an opening performance by rising star and Kinder HSPVA graduate, Marcos Varela will be held at Discovery Green on Friday, October 15.