Annette A Aguilar and Stringbeans is a New York-based Latin Brazilian jazz group that is dedicated to presenting live Music in Northern Manhattan. Their artistic goal is to provide musical series and concerts of new works throughout Northern Manhattan at various locations including parks, recreation centers, historic landmarks, and restaurants. Inwood is a vibrant community with a beautiful melting pot of artists and a large Latino population. Annette A Aguilar has been a resident of Washington Heights and Inwood for more than thirty years. A native of San Francisco, CA, and from a vibrant musical community, Aguilar was inducted in a musical mural which is displayed in the San Francisco’s mission district in 2015. This is where Aguilar learned the importance of sustaining and providing live music in the community where she lives.

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