Vision Festival - Jazz for a Free World
"Disciplined disregard for traditional boundaries"
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Saturday, April 8th @7:30 pm
THE STORY OF TAP...etc.
“The Story of Tap…Etc.” is a continuation of a series originally done at Dixon Place for six evenings in 1998 and 2005. It returned for one night in 2015 and comes back again for another night. It is a narrative of tap dance, rather than some definitive history of it. Hank Smith will engage in conversation with performers about tap and associated art forms. Film clips will be shown and the performers will cover different perspectives Continue reading...
Waterfront Barge Museum located in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
A great night of music was had this past weekend at the historic Waterfront Barge Museum in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
The vibrant and overwhelmingly talented jazz ensemble "The Brooklyn Blowhards" performed.
Jeff Lederer/Yuma Uesaka - tenor saxophones
Steven Bernstein - trumpet/slide trumpet
Joe Fiedler - trombone
Stephen LaRosa/Allison Miller - percussion
Art Bailey - accordian
Gary Lucas - National Steel Guitar
Mary LaRose - vocals
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Mad Jenny and the Society Band's 'Love Und Greed'
Presented at Dixon Place on January 13, 2016
Jenny Lee Mitchell performs her show "Mad Jenny" at Dixon Place.
Jenny Lee removes half her clothes to reveal the other half of her personality.
From the depths of the Berlin cabaret scene in Germany comes the show "Mad Jenny".
Andrianna Smela added the 'soprano' voice to the evening's mood.
Marry Isenberg (Bass) and Ric Becker (Trombone) added the right amount of instrumental music.
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Rebirth of the Cool -
A visionary of the Greenwich Village nightlife scene in the 1950s and 60s, photographer Robert James Campbell vigorously documented New York's jazz era, and its metamorphosis into the beat and folk movements. Despite Campbell's artistic prowess--evident in his arresting images of the people who would shape the American cultural landscape for generations to come--Campbell died alone in a homeless shelter in Burlington, Vermont in 2002. His identity, and former life as an Continue reading...
THE HOLLER SESSIONS
"But when Ray sits back and lets the music wash over him, there’s dignity in his awe-struck stillness. His raptness makes us want to hear through his ears. And when the theater fades to black, as it does intermittently throughout the show, and we sit in the darkness with the music, sound becomes tactile, and even pop-station babies and longhairs are likely to feel like true believers in the gospel of Ray."
Ben Brantley, NYTimes Jan 11, 2016
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