JazzAntiqua Dance & Music Ensemble Presents "FREEDOM! JAZZ! DANCE!"
DESCRIPTION The award-winning, 16-member JazzAntiqua Dance & Music Ensemble celebrates 25 years of jazz ambassadorship with an eloquent evening of live jazz music, exquisite dance and masterful storytelling, featuring: Ark Sano (piano), Paul Livingstone (bass), Paul Legaspi (drums) Derf Reklaw (percussion, flute, saxophone) and Ava Dupree (vocals), with choreography by artistic director Pat Taylor. Spoken word artist Peter J. Harris joins the ensemble. A highlight of the evening is a special exhibit by renowned visual artists Yrneh Gabon Brown, Karen Guyot Cheval, Michael Massenburg and Carlos Spivey, showcasing works inspired by the spirt of JazzAntiqua.
"Excellent live music and dancing that matches it in verve, rhythmic complexity and free-form invention: a proven concept, here distinctively reshaped." - Los Angeles Times