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Saturday, September 18, 2021 | 2 p.m. Pacific

At Home With
Destiny Muhammad
Harp and the Jazz Attitude

Take a journey back in time with Destiny Muhammad to experience jazz harp history. Destiny brings her reverence for her ancestor jazz harp mothers Dorothy Ashby and Alice Coltrane, blending their styles to create her own unique sound and her own personal approach to jazz standards, reimaging compositions and creating original compositions.

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About the Event

Date and Time

Saturday, September 18, 2021 | 2 p.m. Pacific

Who should attend?

Musicians and folk interested in jazz, jazz history, and the jazz harp legacy of Dorothy Ashby and Alice Coltrane. Great for those interested in composing for harp in the jazz genre.

How should I prepare?

Download the music and watch the video below.

Is there a cost?

Tickets are $25.

How do I attend?

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The Register Now! button will take you to the Eventbrite registration page for this event. You may register for the series before the first session, or for individual sessions.

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About the Mentor

While certainly inspired by Alice Coltrane, Muhammad brings her own unique touch to the strings, as well as a contemporary melodic style that is exacting, whether she is working solo or accompanied’ — Denise Sullivan | DownBeat Magazine

Destiny Muhammad is a recording and performing artist, band leader, composer, and producer. Her personal syle of Celtic to Coltrane™ is cool and eclectic with a feel of jazz and storytelling to round out the sonic experience.

Destiny has curated concerts for Grace Cathedral Christmas Concert Series, SFJAZZ Tribute to Jazz Harp Legend Alice Coltrane,  and the San Francisco Symphony SOUNDBOX Series. She was a featured guest for GRAMMY Winner Kanye West’s ‘Sunday Service’, and she has shared the stage with jazz masters Marcus Shelby, Omar Sosa, Ambrose Akisemuire, and Azar Lawrence, to name a few. Destiny has headlined Bay Area ‘Women in Jazz’ Concert series, Sundays in the Redwoods Concert, Seattle’s Fest Sundiata, and ButcherTown Jazz Fest.

Destiny is principal harpist for Eddie Gale’s Inner Peace Orchestra, the Oakland Community Orchestra, and she performs with the Awesöme Orchestra.

Governor Emeritus and Education Chair Emeritus of the Recording Academy, Destiny is a dedicated educator. She is an ASCAP Songwriter Awardee, a California Entertainers Music Awards Female Jazz Artist of the Year Winner, an SFJAZZ Teaching Artist, a Bay Area Jazz and Blues Award Winner (BAJABA), and a Raise Karma Virtual Residency Alumna.

Learn more at destinymuhammad.net

Workshop Materials

Download your music: Little Sunflower

Little Sunflower by Freddie Hubbard

Dorothy Ashby plays Little Sunflower

Additional Music Selection: Thou Swell

    Thou Swell by Richard Rodgers