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Tue, Jan 16


158 Bleecker St

Mandorla Awakening- Chicago Black Earth Ensemble

Mandorla Awakening Chicago Black Earth Ensemble Renee Baker violin Ko Umezaki shakuhachi Tomeka Reid cello, banjo Alex Wing electric guitar, oud, theramin Tatsu Aoki bass, shamisen, taiko Jovia Armstrong percussion Nicole Mitchell flutes, electronics, composition

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Mandorla Awakening- Chicago Black Earth Ensemble
Mandorla Awakening- Chicago Black Earth Ensemble

Time & Location

Jan 16, 2018, 7:00 PM

158 Bleecker St, 158 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012, USA

About the event

On Tuesday January 16, 2018 Winter Jazzfest Artist-in-Residence Nicole Mitchell presents Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds, using a science fiction narrative she created to pose the question: “What would a truly egalitarian world look like, with advanced technology existing in harmony with nature?” Opening the night will be 2017 MacArthur Fellow, Dr. Tyshawn Sorey presenting a solo percussion and synthesizer set, in his own idiosyncratic display of sonic Zen koans, Dadaist gestures, and masterful displays of intensity and restraint that will surely captivate Winter Jazzfest audiences.

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