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Building community with music

Westminster Church in southwest DC has been hosting jazz night every Friday for 14 years. They have been hosting blues night every Monday for 7 years. You can catch some of the best talent in the DMV and beyond, right there in the church. It is fun to go there, listen to music, eat, and maybe dance. There is a very serious project behind the events. The church wanted to bring people together after urban renewal tore the community apart. They decided that music could help the people get re-rooted in the neighborhood. It is working.

Sol, Scott Wilbur, and Charlie Sayles playing the blues
Vincent Brown