Jamie Bernstein follows in father's footsteps

NEW YORK (AP) -- The daughter of the late Leonard Bernstein is taking after her father.

On Saturday, Jamie Bernstein will lead 250 young people in her new composition, "NYC Shout-Out," which she calls "an urban street chant."

The free concert at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Manhattan is part of a one-day festival featuring the Young People's Chorus of New York City. Many of its members, ages 12 to 18, have had no formal musical training.

Jamie Bernstein is a singer, composer and radio personality, who along with her two siblings, has continued to keep alive the legacy of their father, who died in 1990.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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