Bobby Sanabria, Nathalia Sanchez
Transcript of an oral history with Bobby Sanabria
A portrait of musician Bobby Sanabria
Bobby reflects on how the musical culture of the South Bronx kept the community united through periods of social unrest, racial tensions, detrimental policy changes, and widespread drug use.
Colorized silhouette art curated by Bob Gumbs for the ‘Black is Beautiful: A Tribute to Elombe Brath’ exhibit at the Bronx Music Heritage Center. Referenced in interview.
Postcard with information and images of the ‘Black is Beautiful: A Tribute to Elombe Brath’ exhibit at the Bronx Music Heritage Center curated by Bob Gumbs.
Graffiti art on a truck on Freeman Street that reads: "Yo soy Boricua pa' que lo sepa!" Figure wearing a hat showing the flag of Puerto Rico is also depicted.
Alma Micic Quartet with Rale Micic (guitar), Corcoran Holt (bass), Tom Beckham (vibes) at the Bronx Rising! Maxine Sullivan Women In Jazz Series: Balkan-Influenced Jazz at the Bronx Music Heritage Center
Photo of Helen Merrill, Valerie Capers, and Bobby Sanabria at the Bronx Rising! Maxine Sullivan Women In Jazz Series: Balkan-Influenced Jazz at the Bronx Music Heritage Center
Bobby Sanabria performs for Vic Firth in New York City
Photo of Melrose Houses, where Bobby Sanabria was raised. The space surrounded the housing projects were often transformed to accommodate neighborhood concerts.