The brilliant and intrepid Imani Winds join the citywide celebrations and pay tribute to Chicago poet Gwendolyn Brooks' centenary with this concert that honors artists who forge their own paths. The program includes works by Wayner Shorter and Jason Moran written for the Imani Winds, music by two of the Imani members, and world premieres of three works written for the occassion.

Program: 

6:30 PM discussion with artists and Travis Jackson

7:30 PM concert: A Song in the Front Yard - An evening with Imani Winds celebrating Gwendolyn Brooks

Jeff Scott: Titilayo

Valerie Coleman: Suite: Portraits of Josephine

Wayne Shorter: Terra Incognita

Jeff Scott: Homage to Duke

Jason Moran: Cane

Also, new works by Courtney Bryan, Valerie Coleman, and Nkeiru Okoye.

 

 

Performer(s): 
Imani Winds
Date(s): 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Performance Hall, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts
Location: 
915 E. 60th Street Chicago, IL 60637
Cost: 
$35 / $28 Faculty and Staff / $5 students
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