The Music Scene In This Brooklyn Neighborhood Is Here To Stay

On a Sunday in July, just outside Brooklyn’s Newkirk Plaza—between the yellow façade of a laundromat and the red awning of a bodega—the soft tones of a saxophone floated above a crowd of about 150. Haitian jazz guitarist Eddy Bourjolly introduced the song “Complain Paysanne” and the band serenaded the street. This was a startup …