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Vision Free Jazz Festival 22

May 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - June 3, 2017 @ 11:00 pm

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The Vision Festival presents the world’s premier talents in Free Jazz music, dance, poetry, and visual art. Arts for Art is proud to honor multi-instrumentalist Cooper-Moore with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his uncompromising artistic vision over the past four decades.

When & where
Monday May 29, 2017 to Sunday June 3, 2017
Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South
New York

General admission $40 / Students and seniors $25
Online tickets
Full schedule
Monday May 29
Lifetime Achievement Cooper-Moore

6:30 Invocation: Hamid Drake & Patricia Nicholson
7:00 Digital Primitives
Cooper Moore piano, ashimba, etc / Assif Tsahar tenor sax
Chad Taylor drums / guest: Brian Price tenor sax
8:00 Black Host
Gerald Cleaver drums / Cooper-Moore piano / Brandon Seabrook guitar
Pascal Niggenkemper bass / Trevor Dunn bass / Darius Jones sax
9:00 Carl Hancock Rux poet / Hamilton Kirby laptop DJ
10:00 In Order to Survive
Cooper-Moore piano / William Parker bass, comp.
Rob Brown sax / Ham id Drake drums

Tuesday May 30

6:30 Yoshiko Chuma’s School of Hard Knocks: "Dead End, Hey! Women"
Concept by Yoshiko Chuma
Dance - Vicky Shick, Jodi Melnick, Irene Hultman Monti, Tatyana Tenebaum, Ursula Eagly, Megumi Eda, Christine Bonansea
Kathy Ray, Miriam Parker, Catherine Galasso, Patricia Nicholson, Yoshiko Chuma
Heather Litteer
- reading
Ginger Dolden violin
Kit Fitzgerald live art projections
7:00 String Stories
Miya Masaoka koto / Robert Dick flute / Joëlle Léandre bass
8:00 Jazz & Poetry Choir Collective
Michael T.A. Thompson conduction, soundrhythium / E.J. Antonio poet
Rosie Hertlein violin, poet / Christopher Dean Sullivan bass, poet
Golda Solomon poet / Phylisha Villanueva poet
Warren Smith percussion
9:00 Tomas Fujiwara Double Trio
Tomas Fujiwara drums / Gerald Cleaver drums
Ralph Alessi trumpet/ Taylor Ho Bynum cornet
Mary Halvorson guitar / Brandon Seabrook guitar
10 Trio Three
Andrew Cyrille drums / Oliver Lake sax / Reggie Workman bass

Wednesday May 31

6:00 Visionary Youth Orchestra directed by Jeff Lederer, Jessica Jones
7:00 Dickey/ Maneri / Shipp
Mat Maneri violin / Matthew Shipp piano / Whit Dickey drums
8:00 K.J. Holmes dance / Jeremy Carlstedt drums
8:30 Jason Kao Hwang’s Burning Bridge
Taylor Ho Bynum cornet /Jason Kao Hwang violin / Joe Daley tuba
Steve Swell trombone / Wang Guowei erhu / Sun Li pipa
Ken Filiano bass/ Andrew Drury drums
9:30 Tracie Morris sound poet
10:00 Charles Gayle Trio
Charles Gayle sax / William Parker bass / Michael TA Thompson drums

Thursday June 1

7 Odean Pope Saxophone Choir
Odean Pope solo tenor / Gene Ghee 1st tenor / Terry Lawson 2nd tenor /
Julian Pressley 1st alto / Louis Taylor 2nd alto / Robert Landham 3rd alto
Joe Sudler baritone / Lee Smith bass / Tom Lawton piano
Craig McIver drums
8 Djassi DaCosta Johnson dance / Shayna Dulberger bass
8:30 Darius Jones & Farmers by Nature
Gerald Cleaver comp. drums / William Parker bass / Craig Taborn piano
Darius Jones sax
9:30 Jesus Papoleto Melendez poet
10 Artifacts
Tomeka Reid cello / Nicole Mitchell flute / Mike Reed drums

Friday June 2

7:00 Chicago Plan
Gebhard Ullmann tenor sax, bass clarinet / Steve Swell trombone
Fred Lonberg-Holm cello / Michael Zerang drums

8:00 Joe McPhee’s The Dream Book
Joe McPhee sax, trp / Daniel Carter sax, trp, fl. / Dom Minasi gtr
Dominic Duvall Jr. bass/ Jay Rosen drums / Larry Roland bass
9:00 Fred Moten poet
9:30 Dave Burrell Quartet
Dave Burrell piano / Kidd Jordan sax
William Parker bass / William Hooker drums
10:30 BassDrumBone
Mark Helias bass / Gerry Hemingway drums / Ray Anderson trombone

Saturday June 3

6:30 Positive Knowledge
Oluyemi Thomas bass clarinet, sax / Ijeoma Thomas voice poetry, percussion / Special Guest, Andrew Cyrille drums
7:30 Malaby / Maneri / Levin
Tony Malaby saxophones / Mat Maneri viola / Daniel Levin cello
8:30 Ivo Perelman Quartet
Matthew Shipp piano / Ivo Perlman sax
Michael Bisio bass / Whit Dickey drums
9:30 David Murray Trio
David Murray sax / Kahil el Zabar percussion / Gerry Eastman bass
10:30 Songs for a Free World
Composers Oliver Lake, William Parker
Directed by Patricia Nicholson




May 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
June 3, 2017 @ 11:00 pm
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Judson Church
55 Washington Square South
New York, NY United States


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