Source: ARTS FOR ART.
Our Annual Artists & Friends Fundraiser Celebration. A LIVE Celebration of Community by the producers of NYC’s Vision Festival!
Showcasing the Black & Multi-Cultural Improvised Artists of Arts for Art.
When: Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 6 pm Eastern Time
Where: Flamboyan Theater at The Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, NYC
Arts for Art (AFA) announces “FAMILY GATHERING” and we invite all lovers of the Arts to join this MULTI-CULTURAL and MULTI-GENERATIONAL creative community in a celebration to kick off our ARTISTS & FRIENDS FUNDRAISER. This annual fundraiser was initiated in 2014 by AFA Artist, COOPER-MOORE, in an impassioned plea to fellow artists to support AFA and amplify the need for audience & friends to extend their support as well.
On Saturday, November 19th at the Flamboyan Theater at The Clemente, AFA hosts a night of INSPIRING performances, featuring only a few of the groundbreaking Artists in our community. “FAMILY GATHERING” will be a night to remem
SCHEDULE – Subject to change
Opening Big Band: Dan Kurfirst – drums / Daro Behroozi – reeds / Rodney Chapman – tenor / Dave Sewelson – baritone / Mike McGinnis – reeds / Claire deBrunner – bassoon / Dick Griffin – trombone / On Ka Davis, Che Chen – guitar / Ken Filiano – bass / Lesley Mok – drums
Andrea Wolper, Lisa Sokolov – vocals
Luke Stewart – bass / Heru Shabaka-Ra – trumpet / Tcheser Holmes – drums
Poets: Patricia Spears Jones / Zigi Lowenberg
Ava Mendoza – guitar / Rob Brown – alto sax / Jason Kao Hwang – violin
William Parker – bass / Tcheser Holmes – drums
Aakash Mittal – sax / gabby fluke-mogul – violin / Leo Chang voice, percussion
Ken Filiano – bass / Dan Kurfirst – drums
Ahmed Abdullah – trumpet / Monique Ngozi Nri – voice / Sam Newsome – soprano sax / William Parker – bass
Francisco Mora Catlett – drums / Davalois Fearon – dance
James Brandon Lewis – tenor sax / Eri Yamamoto – piano / Brandon Lopez – bass / Michael TA Thompson – drums
Poets: Raymond Nat Turner / Yuko Otomo
Avram Fefer – alto sax / Dick Griffin – trombone / Dave Sewelson – baritone sax Luke Stewart – bass / Michael Wimberly – drums / Lesley Mok – drums
Voices: Lisa Sokolov, Andrea Wolper, Ellen Christi, Kyoko Kitamura
Patricia Nicholson – text / Eri Yamamoto – piano / Michael TA Thompson – drums
Mara Rosenbloom – piano / Karen Borca – bassoon / Mike McGinnis – reeds
Leo Chang – voice, percussion / Whit Dickey – drums
William Parker Finale: Rob Brown – alto sax / Dave Sewelson – baritone sax Aakash Mittal – reeds / James Brandon Lewis – tenor sax / Dick Griffin – trombone / Heru Shabaka-Ra – trumpet / Jason Kao Hwang, gabby fluke-mogul – violin / Lisa Sokolov, Andrea Wolper, Ellen Christi, Kyoko Kitamura – voices / Eri Yamamoto – piano / Brandon Lopez, Ken Filiano – bass / Michael Wimberly, Juan Pablo Carletti – drums / Davalois Fearon, Patricia Nicholson – dance and others…