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Jazz Group That Celebrates African-American and Jewish Music to Perform in Westfield, NJ

The Afro-Semitic Experience
Maurice Robertson
The Afro-Semitic Experience

The Afro-Semitic Experience is a Connecticut-based jazz band whose repertoire reflects the African-American and Jewish musical traditions. The septet has been playing for 25 years and will appear at a synagogue in Westfield, NJ this coming Friday.

WBGO’s Jon Kalish caught up with its co-founders.

Doug Doyle has been News Director at WBGO since 1998 and has taken his department to new heights in coverage and recognition. Doug and his staff have received more than 250 awards from organizations like PRNDI (now PMJA), AP, New York Association of Black Journalists, Garden State Association of Black Journalists and the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists.