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Jamestown Community College
Humble g Tha Fiddla, who plays classical violin to the accompaniment of hip-hop beats, will perform at Jamestown Community College on February 9.
The concert begins at 7 p.m. on February 9 in the Student Union in the Hamilton Collegiate Center. The program is free and open to the public.
The performance is presented by JCC’s Voices of Diversity program and made possible by the college program committee, Black Student Union, and the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation’s Sarita Hopkins Weeks JCC Concert Fund.
Humble g, born Myles Alexander Keaton Smith, grew up in Cleveland, is a self-taught fiddler. His music focuses on “Hip-hope” – positive hip hop music — and Afripean music featuring African drums and European strings.
Humble g is the co-founder of and a partner in Global Entertainment, a Cleveland-based company that focuses on intellectual and inspirational forms of entertainment. He is a member of Violins Against Violence, a program which strives to put violins in the hands of third graders in Ohio schools.