William Parker Biography Celebration With Joe McPhee And Cisco Bradley at Howland Cultural Center
Michael Ricci uploaded this event on April 11, 2021
Sat, May 15, 2021
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Elysium Furnace Works is proud to present bassist, composer, bandleader and a signal figure in creative music worldwide, William Parker, as part of a celebration of the recent publication of his long-overdue biography, Universal Tonality—The Life and Music of William Parker. Written by Pratt Institute professor Cisco Bradley and published by Duke University Press, this biography has already been acclaimed as a major contribution to jazz scholarship and the sociocultural history of downtown jny: New York City.
This event—co-sponsored by jny: Beacon, NY's premier independent bookstore, Binnacle Books—will feature Parker in a solo set, followed by a conversation between Parker and biographer Bradley, and concludes with a set of music featuring both Parker and his longtime associate, multi-instrumentalist and Hudson Valley legend Joe McPhee....