Music at St. Williams: Mervin Toussaint
Sun Feb 19 2023 at 02:00 pm to 03:00 pm
St. William Roman Catholic Church | Philadelphia, PA
Mervin Toussaint, the Haitian-American saxophonist, brings his debut album "Lakay" ("home" in Haitian Kreyol)
Mervin Toussaint’s debut full length album “Lakay” offers a bold opening statement from the thoughtful and Soulful saxophone player and composer that will take you on a journey of illustrious melodies, rhythms and emotions. “Lakay” meaning “home” in Haitian Kreyol tells a story of Mervin discovering his personal definitions of home through meaningful relationships in his life. Mervin pays homage to the relationships he holds with religion, community, heritage and family members of past, present and future. Mervin honors these relationships with his unique voice that is rooted in his musical upbringing in the Haitian Christian Church as well as his devotion to the aural tradition associated with jazz music. We invite you to discover this inviting musical home Mervin has created by exploring the compositions, artwork and liner notes available in this EPK.
Where is it happening?St. William Roman Catholic Church, 6200 Rising Sun Avenue, Philadelphia, United States