Destiny Muhammad performs jazz harp and sings at Stanford Jazz Festival on Sunday, July 7 at Stanford University. Her innovative style blends jazz, storytelling, and improvisation for a captivating performance.
Jazz harp with heart

Destiny Muhammad Quartet

Sunday, July 7

7:30 p.m.

Campbell Recital Hall

SJW Members: $39 | Child (17 and under) & Student (w/ valid student ID card) $10

Non-members: $47 | Child (17 and under) & Student (w/ valid student ID card) $18

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Destiny Muhammad, harp and vocals
James Mahone, saxophone
Chico Lopez, bass
Leon Joyce Jr., drums and percussion

About the Destiny Muhammad Quartet

“Destiny Muhammad is a masterful, exploratory musician.”—DownBeat

“Muhammad turns every piece into a soulful adventure.”—Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Join the acclaimed harpist, singer, and composer Destiny Muhammad for an evening of captivating music that transcends genre. Her masterful technique and soulful vocals will delight her as she weaves together jazz, storytelling, and improvisation.

Renowned for her innovative approach to not only jazz harp but to songwriting and performance in general, Destiny draws inspiration from legends like Alice Coltrane and Dorothy Ashby. Expect a program that blends the rich tapestry of jazz traditions with a contemporary, grooving flair, creating an experience both familiar and exciting.

This will be a night filled with emotion, virtuosity, and the unique power of the harp. Whether you’re a seasoned jazz enthusiast or simply seeking a transformative musical encounter, Destiny will leave you spellbound.

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