8 Days of BlackLivesMatter in NY Jan. 23-30

Violinist Jason Kao Hwang performing on 18 Nov...
Violinist Jason Kao Hwang

From Arts for Art:

WHAT: January Pop-Up series BlackLivesMatter
8 days of FreeJazz music poetry dance visual art & conversations
Honoring Amiri Baraka & Roy Campbell who we lost in January, 2014

ART OPENING: Sunday 1/25 Paintings by Dick Griffin Photos by Michael Wilderman, Ellen Davidson.

WHEN: Friday, January 23 through Friday, January 30, 2015
Three sets each night beginning at 7:00 pm

WHERE: Abrazo Interno Gallery at Clemente Soto Velez
107 Suffolk St – between Delancey & Rivington

ADMISSION: one set: $11 / two sets: $16 / 3 sets: $22
Students/Seniors, one set: $8 / two sets: $12 / three sets: $16
8-Day Pass: $100

Friday January 23
7 Naima Penniman Climbing PoeTree
8 William Parker – strings, percussion and flute / Cooper-Moore – strings and percussion
9:30 Chris Speed – clarinet, sax / Trevor Dunn – bass / Kate Gentile – drums

Saturday January 24
7 Patricia Nicholson – dance / Jason Hwang – violin / TA Thompson – drums
8 Joe McPhee Solo – sax, trumpet
9:30 Connie Crothers – piano / Warren Smith – drums

Sunday January 25
5:30 Art Opening with Dick Griffin and Michael Wilderman
7 Yuko Otomo / Steve Dalachinsky – poetry
8 Miya Masaoka – koto / Robert Dick – flutes
9 Tom Buckner – voice / Earl Howard – sax, synth / Steve Swell – trombone

Monday January 26
7 Music Now Unit
Ras Moshe – tenor sax, flute
Bill Cole – sona, hojok, piri, nagaswarm, didgeridoo, flutes
Larry Roland – bass, poetry
Lisette Santiago – congas, bata, theremin
8 James Brandon Lewis – sax / Dominic Fragman – drums
9:30 Ana Ïsma Viel’s Cross Breath
Ana Ïsma Viel – voice / Daro Behroozi – tenor sax / Pascal Niggenkemper – bass

Tuesday January 27
7 Yoshiko Chuma
8 Yoni Kretzmer – sax / Jason Ajemian – bass / Kevin Shea – drums
9:30 Nate Wooley Quintet:
Harris Eisenstadt – drums / Nate Wooley – trumpet
Matt Moran – vibraphone / Eivind Opsvik – bass / Josh Sinton – bass clarinet

Wednesday January 28
7 Henry Grimes
8 MOVIN: Andrew Lamb – tenor sax / Larry Roland – bass /
Juan Pablo Carletti – drums
9:30 Ken Filiano Quartet

Thursday January 29
7 David Mills – poetry
8 Lafayette Gilchrist Solo – piano
9:30 Tony Malaby TubaCello Quartet
Tony Malaby – tenor sax / Bob Stewart – tuba
Christopher Hoffman – cello / Billy Mintz – drums

Friday Jan. 30
7 Poetry
8 Joe Morris – guitar / Daniel Levin – cello
9:30 Fay Victor – voice / Daniel Carter – reeds, trumpet / Reggie Nicholson – drums