Big Ears Festival Preview

British saxophonist Evan Parker

Source: Pollstar.

This year, attendees will hear, from the world of jazz, Mitchell with his trio, a tribute to Alice Coltrane, Medeski, Martin & Wood, Jason Moran with three different bands, Tyshawn Sorey Trio and Craig Taborn Quartet; saxophonist Evan Parker and trumpeter Peter Evans will each perform solo and with their ensembles.

The 30-year-old classical unit Bang on a Can All-Stars will perform three programs, and Suuns, Brooklyn Rider, Cyro Baptista, Nels Cline and Dimanda Galas are among the boundary-free artists on the bill along with Ribot, who will duet with Los Lobos’ David Hidalgo and lead his Ceramic Dog band.

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