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ON THEIR SHOULDERS …

CELEBRATING
THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF VISION

JULY 5 – 12, 2015

INFO:  info@artsforart.org / (212) 254-5420
JULY 5–6, 2015: SPECIAL EVENTS

Sunday, July 5

Vision Films: Anthology Film Archives

(32 2nd Avenue, New York, NY)
$10 per show

7:00pm:  Billy Bang, Lucky Man (by Markus Hansen & Jean-Marie Boulet)
9:15pm:  William Parker & Hamid Drake: A Plug-In To Nature (by Michael Lucio Sternbach)
Visions: 1997 (by Susan Littenberg) documentary about the 2nd Festival

Monday, July 6
Improvising Agency For Change: Celebrating 20 Years of Vision

Buell Hall, Columbia University (515 W 116th St, New York, NY )
FREE  9:30 am/5:30 pm

Co-Sponsored by Columbia Center for Jazz Studies & Office of the Dean of Social Science & Arts for Art, Inc.
Keynote Speaker: Nathaniel Mackey

JULY 7–12: HISTORIC JUDSON MEMORIAL CHURCH
55 Washington Sq. South, New York, NY

OPENING NIGHT PERFORMANCES: July 7

Arts for Art Celebrates The Chicago AACM – Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians

Projections: Jorgo Schäfer Perpetuate Paintings In collaboration with Wasiliki Noulesa, Uwe Schorn
[Sponsored by Stadtsparkasse Wuppertal]

7:00    Invocation by Joseph Jarman
7:30    Douglas R. Ewart and Quasar w/ special guest Joseph Jarman “For Love of Baraka” 
Joseph Jarman – soprano, poetry / Oliver Lake – sax / Douglas R. Ewart – reeds, voice, perc / Ni’Ja Whitson, DANCE
Mankwe Ndosi – voice, poetry / J.D. Parran – reeds, perc
Craig Harris – trb / Edward Wilkerson – cl, perc
Donald Smith – piano / Reggie Nicholson – marimba, tympani
8:30    Poet: Nathaniel Mackey
9:30    Henry Grimes / Amina Claudine Myers 
Henry Grimes – bass, violin / Amina Claudine Myers – piano, voice
10:30    Roscoe Mitchell: Two Trios and Combined Quintet
(presented with support from Mary and Dennis Girard, New Music USA)
Trio One – Roscoe Mitchell: alto, soprano, sopranino
Hugh Ragin: trumpet, piccolo trumpet, flugelhorn
Tyshawn Sorey: drums, trombone, piano
Trio Two – Roscoe Mitchell / Craig Taborn: piano, electronics
Kikanju Baku: drums, percussion
Combined Quintet: Roscoe Mitchell / Hugh Ragin
Craig Taborn, Tyshawn Sorey, Kikanju Baku

DAY II: July 8

“A Cosmic Celebration of Multiple Visions”

On-Stage Projections: video screenings and art of Katy Martin, Miriam Parker, and Jo Wood Brown

7:00     Dance  / FreeJazz Communion
‘Coming into View’ by MoralesDance 

DANCE: Amanda Cray / Elaine Gutierrez
MUSIC: Connie Crothers – piano
7:30  Robinson / Whitecage / Filiano / Grassi
Perry Robinson – clarinet / Mark Whitecage – reeds
Ken Filiano – bass / Lou Grassi – drums
8:30    Crispell & Hemingway
Marilyn Crispell – piano / Gerald Hemingway – drums
9:30    Poet / bass: Larry Roland
1
0:00  Whit Dickey Ensemble: Cosmic Breath
Rob Brown – sax
Daniel Levin – cello
Michael Bisio – bass
Whit Dickey – drums
11:00  SUN RA ARKESTRA directed by Marshall Allen

DAY III: July 9

“The Elder and Youthful Voices Speaking in Tongues”

On-Stage Projections: Art of Joe Overstreet

7:00   Dance /FreeJazz Communion ‘SONIC’
The Independents; curated by Lance Gries

Dance: Juliette Mapp, K.J. Holmes, Michelle Boule
David Hamilton Thomson, Lance Gries
Thomas Heberer – trumpet
7:30      Darius Jones Quartet featuring Emilie Lesbros
(presented with support from the French-American Jazz Exchange)
Darius Jones – sax
Sean Conly – bass
Craig Taborn – piano
Gerald Cleaver – drums / Emilie Lesbros – vocals
8:30      Poet: Tyehimba Jess
9:00      Milford Graves HeArt Quartet
Milford Graves – drums / Charles Gayle – sax
William Parker – bass / Hugh Glover – reeds
10:00    Dave Burrell Civil War Project
Dave Burrell – piano
Steve Swell – trombone
11:00    Joe McPhee’s FOUR FOR TAZZ
(a tribute to Roy Campbell)

Joe McPhee – brass, reeds
Charles Gayle – piano, bass
Charles Downs – drums
Warren Smith – vibes, marimba, percussion

DAY IV: July 10

“What Began in the 60’s Will Not Be Constrained”

On-Stage Projections: Art of Bill Mazza

5:30 Parade in Washington Square Park

7:00   Dance  / FreeJazz – Yoshiko Chuma ‘A Piano’ 
Yoshiko Chuma – dance / Matthew Shipp – piano
7:30    Karl Berger Improvisers Chamber Orchestra ‘The Sertso Suite’
Featuring Poetry & vocals: Ingrid Sertso
Karl Berger, vibes, piano, conducting
Warren Smith – percussion / Steve Gorn – bansuri flute
Sylvain Leroux – african flutes / Bob Selcoe – trumpet
Yasuno Katsuki – euphonium / Lee Odom – clarinet / Kenny Wessel – guitar / Sana Nagano, Ernesto Llorens – violin
Jason Kao Hwang – viola / Tomas Ulrich – cello
Ken Filiano, Hilliard Greene – bass
8:30     Poet: David Budbill / William Parker – bass
9:00     Jason Kao Hwang / Sing House 
Jason Kao Hwang – composer, violin, viola
Andrew Drury – drums / Ken Filiano – bass / Chris Forbes – piano
Steve Swell – trombone
10:00   David Murray with Class Struggle Trio
David Murray – sax / Burniss Earl Travis – bass
Chris Beck – drums / Mingus Murray – director, guitar
11:00   William Parker Martin Luther King Project:
Part 6 ‘Fire Flower’

Kidd Jordan – tenor sax / Jemeel Moondoc – alto sax / James Brandon Lewis – tenor sax / Dave Burrell – piano
Cooper-Moore – keyboard / William Parker – bass
Voices: Fay Victor, Ellen Christi, Raina Sokolov-Gonzalez, Ana Isma Viel, Jake Sokolov-Gonzalez

DAY V: July 11

FreeJazz is a Worldwide Phenomena

On-Stage Projections: Live Painting by Jeff Schlanger

Noon:   Education Panel
1-3pm:    Youth Bands: Quest P.S 182 Modern Band / Visionary Youth Orchestra 

6:00    Dance /FreeJazz Communion: ‘Resurrection / Revolution’ by Patricia Nicholson
Dance: Jason Jordan, Patricia Nicholson
MUSIC: Jason Hwang – violin, TA Thompson – drums
6:30     Ingrid Laubrock Sextet
Ingrid Laubrock – soprano, tenor sax
Craig Taborn – piano / Sam Pluta – electronics
Miya Masaoka – koto / Dan Peck – tuba
Tyshawn Sorey – drums
7:30    Wadada Leo Smith / Aruan Ortiz Duo
Wadada Leo Smith – trumpet / Aruan Ortiz – piano
8:30    Poet : Steve Dalachinsky
9:00    Tony Malaby TubaCello
Tony Malaby – tenor and soprano sax / Chris Hoffman – cello
Bob Stewart – tuba
John Hollenbeck – drums, percussion, piano
10:00  Leandre / Cleaver / Maneri
(presented with support from RogueArt, celebrating their 10th Anniversary)
Joelle Leandre – bass / Gerald Cleaver – drums
Mat Maneri – violin

FINALE: July 12

“May All Visions Unite”

On-Stage Projections: Screening of “Viable Option” by Esteban del Valle

3:00    PANEL: Empowering Freedom & Justice Today – a creative movement
Continuing Legacy of AMIRI BARAKA : Gerald Cleaver, William Parker, Paloma McGregor, Adam Horowitz, Patricia N Parker
Moderator Mike Burke
5:00    DANCE: URBAN BUSH WOMEN 
‘Hep Hep Sweet Sweet’
Dancers: Amanda Castro, Courtney J. Cook, Chanon Judson, Tendayi Kuumba, Stephanie Mas, Samantha Speis
Choreographer: Jawole Willa Jo Zollar
Music: Lafayette Harris
6:00     HEAR in NOW
Mazz Swift – violin / Tomeka Reid – cello
special guest
7:00     Matthew Shipp Trio
Matthew Shipp – piano
Newman Taylor-Baker – drums / Michael Bisio – bass
8:00     Poet: David Mills
8:30     Rob Brown Quartet
Rob Brown – alto sax / Steve Swell – trombone
Todd Nicholson – bass / Gerald Cleaver – drums
9:30   FINALE: Hamiet Bluiett Telepathic Orchestra
Kidd Jordan tenor – sax / Charles Gayle – tenor sax /George Sams – trumpet / Joe Daley – tuba / D.D. Jackson – piano / William Parker – bass / Warren Smith – percussion / Mazz Swift, Jason Kao Hwang, Elektra Kurtis, Jean Cook – violin / Judith Insell – viola
Tomeka Reid – cello / Riza Printup – harp
Charles ‘Bobo’ Shaw – drums

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