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Vision Festival 19 Has The Matthew Shipp Trio In The Thick Of It


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In many ways, Saturday is a miniature of the entire guiding outlook and purpose of this annual love labor from Arts For Art.

All elements, discussion, youth support, poetry and a well sequenced array of distinct and personal performance statements are present and the stalwart Matthew Shipp Trio speaks to the element of continuity.

A FUTURE OF VISION (Honoring the Next Generation)

12:30 Forum on : The legacy of Improvised Music

Featuring Dave Sewelson, Connie Crothers, Michael T.A. Thompson, Lisa Sokolov and William Parker as panelists.

2 to 4pm: Music Is Mine Music Program

2:00 Visionary Youth Band–Bklyn / Jeff Lederer, Jessica Jones directors.

2:30 Achievement First Middle School Band – Brooklyn / Gene Baker director.

3 :00 P.S.182Q - CCNY “Quest Band “ Queens / Michael T.A. Thompson director

3:45 All students (70 musicians) under direction of Jason Kao Hwang + guests

4:30 Panel– The Legacy of Amiri Baraka: Art in Action Part 2.

Part 2 - Decolonizing the Music: The conversation continues:

Moderator: Basir Mchawi
Panelists: William Parker, Juma Sultan, Ahmed Abdullah, Mae Jackson, Hamid Drake, Fred Moten.

7:00 Satoko Fujii New Trio +1

Satoko Fujii – piano
Todd Nicholson – bass
Yoshi Shutto – drums
Kappa Maki – trumpet

8:00 David Mills Poet – reading the work of Amiri Baraka + his own poems

8:15 Matthew Shipp Trio

Matthew Shipp – piano
Michael Bisio – bass
Whit Dickey – drums

9:15 Tar Baby

Nasheet Waits – drums
Eric Revis – bass
Orrin Evans – piano

10:15 Sonic Projections

Nicole Mitchell – flutes
David Boykin – tenor saxophone
Craig Taborn – piano
Chad Taylor – drums

WHERE ROULETTE, (509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY)

TICKETS Daily Admission: $30 per day / $20 students & seniors 5-day pass: $140 / VIP Pass $270
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