Sofia M. Giannuzzi
Artist Profile: Ingrid Jensen on Falling in Love with Jazz, and Performing with the Harvard Monday Jazz Band
On stage, Jensen’s “swinging” was evident in the best way as she led the Harvard Monday Jazz Band.
The setting allowed the incredible concert to be about more than just about music; It was inherently meditative in its nature, perhaps even emotional.
Broadway in Boston did a phenomenal job assembling a strong cast and delivering a triumphant return of the show to Boston. But it leaves one question unanswered: At what point does a show need to be retired or re-written?
“I had two objectives with this piece: to honor those men, women and children who were property, and to shine a light on systemic racism,” Simon said. “There’s no way we can talk about racism today without talking about slavery.”
During the installation, museum visitors milled about the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum as the music from the center Courtyard echoed through the adjoining rooms.