Goussy Célestin (City Lore)


Participating in forum 27-03

Bio: Goussy Célestin is a Brooklyn born Haitian-American artist who interchanges the roles of pianist, composer, vocalist, dancer, and arranger. She has performed for the last two decades for audiences locally, nationally and in Cuba, England, Haiti, Wales, and Japan. A graduate of a prestigious music and arts high school in New York City, Goussy continued her studies with such esteemed artists as, Ron Carter, Jimmy Heath, Donald Byrd, Barry Harris, Jaki Byard and Sheila Jordan. Goussy's current mission integrates all of her disciplines in her project, Goussy Célestin’s Ayiti Brass, incorporating elements of traditional Haitian folklore and Jazz. Goussy is a faculty member for music education programs at Jazz at Lincoln Center and a teaching artist with City Lore. Please contact at https://www.goussycelestin.com/contact.