Eclectic Bands at Jim Kempner Fine Art Gallery
This event is also livestreamed
Posted by Gene Pritsker on May 31, 2021
Jim Kempner Fine Art Gallery
501 West 23rd St
New York, NY
Sat, June 5, 2021
Save the date
Composers Concordance's ongoing series 'Eclectic Bands' continues on June 5th at The Jim Kempner Fine Art Gallery, with a concert featuring two cutting-edge groups: Gene Pritsker’s Sound Liberation and the Dan Cooper Quartet. Starting at 6:30pm, the two ensembles will play back-to-back sets.
The show will open with a set by the Dan Cooper Quartet, featuring Dan’s distinctive compositions. Followed by poet Jim Kempner, who will present some of his verses. Then, Sound Liberation will take the stage and premiere Gene Pritsker’s new half an hour composition ‘Let's Save The World Suite’ based on a poem by Erik T. Johnson, featuring Todd Rewoldt on alto sax, Franz Hackl on trumpet, Jose Moura on bass, Damien Bassman on drums, Erik as narrator and Gene Pritsker on guitar. The set will end with the premiere performance of the hip-hop song ‘Complicit’ from Gene’s ‘Protest’ album, featuring rapper Chad ‘The Brooklyn Globetrotter’ Harper and a new jazz version of the song ‘The Biggest Lie (Trickle Down)’ based on a poem of Robert C. Ford, featuring vocalist Charles Coleman and Robert as narrator....