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June 15: ‘Musicians for Justice: Juneteenth Jazz Jubilee’ with Music on The Inside

By June 7, 2024No Comments

In-person and online!

Join the New York Society for Ethical Culture and Music on The Inside for our annual Juneteenth celebration of freedom, resilience, community, and the power of emancipation through music.

This benefit concert for Music on The Inside (MOTI) brings together formerly incarcerated musicians with their top jazz artist mentors for rousing performances to highlight and support MOTI’s work building harmony and hope in criminal justice, and to inspire us all in the continuing fight for criminal justice reform and social justice in the United States.


Hosted by Catherine Russell with Kenyatta Emmanuel Hughes, the concert will also feature:

Paul Winter with Henrique Eisenmann and Theresa Thomason • Walter Blanding • Helen Sung • Barbara Siesel • Dawud Rahman • Marion Cowings • Chontay Smith • Keith Lamar with Albert Marques • The Oscar Feldman Ensemble • Todd Neufeld, Jonathan Finkelman and the MOTI Guitar Group • The LaGuardia High School Jazz Choir led by Dawn Jones


Livestream: $15
In-Person: $30-$200

Click Here to Purchase Tickets on Eventbrite

Watch a Recap of Our 2023 Concert

About Music on The Inside

Music on The Inside (MOTI) is a nonprofit charitable organization that works with professional musicians to bring the transformative power of music education, mentorship, and hope to individuals impacted by incarceration or facing the challenges of reentry. Visit them online at

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