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Warren and David on NYBERG

Band cofounders Warren Byrd and David Chevan visited WTNH this week for an interview with Ann Nyberg.  They talked about the band, their new album and the song Unity in the Community.

If you haven't seen it, here's a link

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Some pics from CT Folkfest

We had a blast this past weekend playing at CT Folkfest in New Haven's Edgerton Park. It was our first time playing at a folk festival and we don't know why we haven't done it sooner. What we play, at…

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Live in Florence Italy

Warren, David, and Saskia performed on June 29 at the Balagan Festival in Florence, Italy.  The concert took place on the steps of the Great Synagogue of Florence.  It was a good sized and very lively audience.

Here's a video…

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Baba David Coleman

Baba David Coleman, drummer, teacher, priest, and founding member of the Afro-Semitic Experience is suffering from stage IV cancer that has spread throughout his body. 

He is being cared for by his family in Ohio.  

They don’t have…

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MLK 2021: the year we streamed it all

Like so many other musical groups, we have been without performances for much of the pandemic.  We had a few moments here and there, such as our performance of Letters from the Affair at the Providence Fringe in the summer…

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Ohio trip newsletter

To all our friends and fans in Ohio, 

It’s been quite a few years since we were last anywhere in your state.  

That’s about to change. 

We will be in your state next week for four performances!! 

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MLK 2017

To all of our friends and fans we wish you a Happy 2017, Next weekend we honor the legacy and memory of Dr. Martin Luther King.  We also celebrate the 19th anniversary of our first performance.  And we… Read more
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At Eldridge Street

Last Sunday several band members were invited to accompany Cantor Jack Mendelson at a baby naming. Jack was in great voice and we all had fun making music together.

Here are some candid shots from the day.
Jesse Chevan
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PLEA FOR PEACE



The Afro-Semitic Experience is saddened by the events in Ferguson, Missouri. We mourn the killing of Michael Brown and we are troubled by the violence that has been inflicted upon the community.  We are reminded once again that the Civil… Read more
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PLEA FOR PEACE



The Afro-Semitic Experience is saddened by the events in Ferguson, Missouri. We mourn the killing of Michael Brown and we are troubled by the violence that has been inflicted upon the community.  We are reminded once again that the Civil… Read more