Author/Percussionist Craig Harris To Perform March 26
The Stratford Library will present “An Introduction to American Indian Music” with author/percussionist Craig Harris on Sunday, March 26 at 2 pm. The afternoon is an exciting multimedia and participatory adult program about a fascinating indigenous culture. The program is free and open to the public.
Driven by a passion for music, Craig Harris, author of The New Folk Music, The Band: Pioneers of Americana Music, and Heartbeat, Warble, and the Electric Powwow: American Indian Music, has covered the roots music scene for newspapers, magazines and music-oriented websites for more than four decades. A skilled hand drummer, he's appeared in concert and/or on recordings with Rod MacDonald and C.J. Chenier & His Red Hot Louisiana Zydeco Band and is currently a member of the Standing Bear Jam Band and the Gaea Star Band. Possessing a Master’s in education, Harris taught music in public and charter schools for a quarter of a century before launching his multicultural, participatory programs. Copies of his latest book will be available for purchase after the performance.
“An Introduction to American Indian Music” will take place in the Lovell Room of the Stratford Library from 2-3 pm on March 26. Doors open at 1:30 pm. General seating. The concert is made possible by the Claudia McCoach Memorial Fund.
For further information, call the Library at 203.385.4162 or visit: www.stratfordlibrary.org.
Photo Caption: Craig Harris