The UNDER_LINE Benefit Launch in New York, December 4

Joe Lovano
Joe Lovano (Photo credit: Eddy Westveer)

From Arts for Art, Inc.:

On Tuesday, December 4th, Arts for Art will launch the Under_Line campaign with a special Benefit Event featuring world-renowned musicians and a visual presentation portraying the history of jazz within the lower east side. The Under_line campaign is focused on securing support to create a space that will showcase visionary music and collaborative performances. It will mark the return of un-compromised music and creative expression to an area with a deep connection and heritage in music and cultural arts.

Tuesday December 4th, 2012 All Star Benefit Launch for The Under_Line LET’S BUILD IT

6:30PM – Doors Open
-Join the Artist Round Table
-Food sponsored by La Esquina & Blue Ribbon and Open Bar by Absolut
– The history of Creative Music and Art on the Lower east side with Old Fliers and Photos by Raymond Ross, Michael Wilderman, Jamel Shabazz, Nick Ruechel and Peter Gannushkin

7:15PM – 7:30PM – D.J. Spooky Antartica ‘excerpt
D.J. Spooky excerpt from Antartica

7:30PM – 8:00PM – Four Solos
John Zorn- sax
Henry Grimes – bass
Christian McBride– bass
Roy Campbell- trumpet

8:30PM – 9:00PM – Graves-Lovano Special Duo Performance
Milford Graves – drums
Joe Lovano – sax

9:00PM – 9:30PM – Bluiett /CGayle / CMcBride / WParker / Cooper-Moore
Hamiet Bluiett – baritone sax
Charles Gayle – tenor sax
Jason Kao Hwang – violin
Christian McBride – bass
William Parker – bass
Cooper-Moore – drums

9:30PM – 10:00PM – Joe Lovano / Judi Silvano & Friends
Joe Lovano – sax
Judi Silvano – voice
William Parker – bass
Billy Martin – drums

10:00PM – 10:15PM – Yoshiko Chuma.

10:15PM – 10:45PM – John Forte and Friends
band TBA

11:00PM – 11:30PM – McPhee / Masaoka / Brown / Gerstein / Naqvi
Joe Mcphee – sax, trumpet
Rob Brown – alto sax
Miya Masaoka – koto
Ben Gerstein – trombone
Mark Helias – bass
Qasim Naqvi – drums