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HILLIARD GREENE, bassist & speaker "Milestone Negro Spirituals:When Folksongs Bring Freedom"

Sunday, January 29, 2017

3:30 pm to 4:45 pm

Hilliard Greene's performance/workshop brings to light the significance and beauty of the remarkable songs associated with the Underground Railroad, a network of routes and safe houses used by slaves to reach free states and Canada. Selections include Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, Go Down, Moses, etc. Hilliard Greene is acclaimed for composing and performing solo contrabass music. His tours have taken him throughout North and South America, Europe, and Asia. Former musical director for jazz vocalist Jimmy Scott, he is the leader of The Jazz Expressions and member of the Zigzag Quartet.

Contact Information:

Carolyn Balducci, Program Director


Montauk Library
871 Montauk Highway