Joshua Nelson

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February 20, 2014


Brooklyn Public Library, Central branch

Prospect Heights

Teen, Adult


Event description: Joshua Nelson, the Prince of Kosher Gospel, discovered the music of Mahalia Jackson as a child and fell in love with her singing. Born and raised Jewish, Nelson combines Jewish liturgical lyrics with one of America's best-known indigenous musical forms.

Address: 10 Grand Army Plaza
Prospect Heights, NY 11238
Phone: 718-230-2100