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Body and Soul: an American Bridge

03/14/18 | 7:15 PM

Jewish Community Center Rockland

450 W Nyack Rd, Map

845-362-4400

$12 and up


14-03-2018 12:00:00 14-03-2018 12:00:00 America/New_York Body and Soul: an American Bridge | 7:15 PM In this musical documentary, the fascinating evolution of the jazz standard "Body and Soul" becomes a symbol of the complicated relationship between African Americans and American Jews. Written by a Jewish composer in 1929 and famously interpreted by Louis Armstrong and the Benny Goodman Trio, the song played a major role in smashing the color barrier in popular music. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=291375 Jewish Community Center Rockland Jewish Community Center Rockland

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In this musical documentary, the fascinating evolution of the jazz standard "Body and Soul" becomes a symbol of the complicated relationship between African Americans and American Jews. Written by a Jewish composer in 1929 and famously interpreted by Louis Armstrong and the Benny Goodman Trio, the song played a major role in smashing the color barrier in popular music.

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