Eric Velasquez, artist in residence at the Hudson River Museum and an illustrator of numerous children’s books including Looking for Bongo, The Piano Man, Grandma’s Gift, and Schomburg: the Man Who Built a Library will be on hand to sign his books.
Grace Maccarone is a children’s book editor and the author of many books for young readers. Among them are Miss Lina’s Ballerinas, Princess Tales, and the First-Grade series, which includes The Lunch Box Surprise, My Tooth is About to Fall Out, and Soccer Game! This talented and prolific author, who lives in Westchester, will read from her work, sign books, and speak with young readers and their parents at the bookstore
B3 great Reuben Wilson comes to Jazz Forum leading a soulful organ trio. Wilson, who recorded a series of soul-jazz and funk recordings in the 1960s and 70s for Blue Note Records and others, was, in the 1980s, rediscovered, championed and sampled by artists like Guru, Us3, A Tribe Called Quest, and Nas among others.