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Vision Festival 19 Concludes With Pianos And A Voice.


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Along with the celebrations of Amiri Baraka and Roy Campbell on the final day of Vision Festival 19 are several ensemble situations for piano from a duet fir Angelica Sanchez, a trio for Connie Crothers and the venerable Dave Burrell in striking quartet with Kidd Jordan, William Parker and Hamid Drake.

And the voice of Fay Victor in a drum duet makes a perfect contrast.

It is a quintessence of the Vision Festival outlook that Art for Arts has carefully nurtured through 19 of these very elaborate love labors rising from a solid ground of community rather than being imposed from above by commerce.

FREEDOM IS HARD WON (Honoring Amiri Baraka).

2:00 Panel Discussion on The Legacy of Amiri Baraka: Art in Action

Part 3 – The Legacy of Art in Social Action – creating our Future Naima Penniman, Daro Behroozi, Hamid Drake, Dave Burrell, Luke Stewart

5:00 Angelica Sanchez + Omar Tamez.

Angelica Sanchez – piano
Omar Tamez – electric guitar

6:00 Fay Victor + Tyshawn Sorey

Fay Victor – voice
Tyshawn Sorey – drums, percussion, found instruments

7:00 Jordan + Burrell + Parker + Drake

Kidd Jordan – tenor saxophone
Dave Burrell – piano
William Parker – bass
Hamid Drake – drums, percussion

8:00 Poet David Henderson reading the work of Amiri Baraka + his own poetry


Connie Crothers – piano
Henry Grimes – bass, violin
Melvin Gibbs – electric bass

9:30 Roy Campbell Tribute Band led by Sabir Mateen

Sabir Mateen – reeds, conduction
Rob Brown – alto saxophone
Daniel Carter – reeds, trumpet
Dennis Gonzalez – horns
Andrew Bemkey – piano
William Parker – bass
Hamid Drake – drums

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