Raza y Resistencia / Race and Resistance 2017 Festival in NY

Source: Arts for Art

Arts for Art and El Taller present
Raza y Resistencia / Race and Resistance 2017
October 7 – 9, 2017
El Taller Latino Americano
215 East 99 Street, Lower Level, NYC 10029

Arts for Art is proud to partner with El Taller Latino Americano to present the second annual Raza y Resistencia festival of music and poetry. The festival showcases the sounds, cultures, and people of East Harlem and the Lower East Side, bringing together the world’s most outstanding improvisers and representing our diverse America — the original peoples, those brought here unwillingly, and those who have immigrated. Emphasizing community, the festival will feature youth performances, family workshops, and free performances on its final night, an Un-Columbus Celebration, Monday, October 9.

Saturday 10/07
7:30pm AfroHorn
Francisco Mora Catlett – drums / Ahmed Abdullah – trumpet
Bob Stewart – tuba / Roman Diaz – percussion
8:30pm Poet Papoleto Melendez
9:00pm Ivo Perelman / Matthew Shipp Duo
Ivo Perelman – tenor sax / Matthew Shipp – piano
10:00pm Craig Harris / Jay Rodriguez Duo
Craig Harris – trombone, didgeridoo, compositions / Jay Rodriguez – reeds

Sunday 10/08
7:30pm MX = Trio Data
L. Mixashawn Rozie – reeds, strings, voice / Nina Gross – viola
Joseph Herrington Palmer – drums
8:30pm Quincy Troupe / Kelvyn Bell
Quincy Troupe – poetry / Kelvyn Bell – guitar
9:00pm Craig Taborn / Tomeka Reid Duo
Craig Taborn – piano / Tomeka Reid – cello
10:00pm Cooper-Moore Ensemble

Monday 10/09
3:00pm Visionary Youth Orchestra + Friends (w/ open workshop)
7:00pm Roney / Modeste / Reis
Kojo Roney – drums / Emilio Modeste – saxophone / Dylan Reis – drums
8:00pm Bernardo Palombo – Argentinian Music
9:00pm Songs of Freedom
William Parker – bass / Rob Brown – alto sax / Cooper-Moore – piano
Melanie Dyer – viola / Jason Kao Hwang – violin / Fay Victor – voice
Patricia Nicholson – dance, text