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Wadada Leo Smith in Beacon NY, December 3

Source: Dia.

Saturday, December 3, 2022, 2 pm
Dia Beacon
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, New York

Provoked by the formal qualities of Jack Whitten’s art, and to honor the artist’s lifelong interest in experimental music, Dia has invited trumpeter and composer Wadada Leo Smith to musically interpret Whitten’s Greek Alphabet paintings on view at Dia Beacon. This rare performance by one of the foremost figures in contemporary music will take place in the museum galleries.