Jack DeJohnette NEXUS
Opening Ceremony “The high priests of the
percussion world” – NY Times
Baird Hersey
The Beatbox House
Five voice,
a cappella ensemble
Pushes the boundaries
of the human voice
Creative Music Studio
with Karl Berger
POOK and Energy Dance Company
Elements common to all of the world’s music forms Percussion Orchestra of Kingston
The Big Takeover Reggae Band NYU Steel
Fresh and vivid reggae Steel Drum Ensemble
Northeast Ghana All Stars North / South Indian Music Project
The northeast’s premier Ghanaian drummers and dancers The vibrancy of the world of Indian percussion
NYS Assemblymember Kevin Cahill Ward Todd
NYS Assemblymember Kevin Cahill (D-Kingston)
Opening Ceremony Master of Ceremonies