Jazz and Self Determination Series
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July 13 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
One event on July 24, 2019 at 4:00 pm
- Saturday, July 13th the birthday of Albert Ayler, will feature two musicians who played and recorded with him:
- Bassist Steve Tintweiss & Cellist Joel Freedman. Joel will share some cello sounds as a tribute to Albert during the course of our talk. The discussion will also include the history of the music Albert was involved in. 4pm-7pm
- Violinist Ramsey Ameen (the Cecil Taylor Unit) will join us as well, sharing his memories of the 60’s and 70’s free music revolution.
Monday, June 15, 6-9 PM
Flores writes on Latino culture while producing, promoting, and publicizing major musical events. She edited and wrote the foreword for ¡Salsa Talks! A Musical Heritage Uncovered, written by Mary Kent and can be seen in the PBS documentary: Latin Music USA; over BET’s Pasos Latinos; BRAVO’s Palladium, When Mambo was King; and the Smithsonian’s Latin jazz, La Combinación Perfecta. She sings alongside the late Tito Puente performing a composition she wrote over Edward James Olmos’s Americanos: Latino Life in the U.S. Aurora Flores is a sought after speaker conducting lecture/demonstrations at colleges, corporations, and universities nationwide with a focus on Latino unity through music and culture. She can be heard hosting radio and television programs.
Monday, June 24: 6-9 PM
Poet, writer and professor Patricia Spears Jones will make a presentation on the Wednesday July 24th class. 6pm-9pm.
Ras MosheSaxophonist, educator, and organizer Ras Moshe Burnett is a Brooklyn NY native and recent graduate of a SUNY degree program in music studies at Empire State College. He is the organizer of the "Music Now!" series formed in 1999 and a member of the Neues Kabarett collective, both at The Brecht … Read More ›