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Bronx Rising! James Reese Europe & His Latin Connection
June 15 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
James Reese Europe is the Army bandleader who is credited with introducing the French to jazz during WWI and U.S. audiences to tango, the first Latin American dance craze in the country. Europe’s music will be performed by the 78th Army Band-Jazz Combo, and a dance performance explaining the roots of tango will be presented by ACCENT Dance. Free & Open to the public.