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Celebrating Henry: A Threadgill Festival

February 15 @ 8:00 pm

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One event on February 16, 2019 at 8:00pm

$20 – $25

In Pulitzer Prize–winner Henry Threadgill’s compositions, notation and improvisation mesh in sonic expressions of American life. He calls his unique polyphonic language “creative music,” which others revere as a musical masterwork beyond category. On Friday, 20-some Minnesota musicians (curated by cellist Michelle Kinney) perform Threadgill pieces from the past 40-plus years. As potent and prolific as ever, Threadgill closes the festival on Saturday with his acclaimed quintet Zooid.

New York power-jazz trio Harriet Tubman, made up of ex-Threadgill star players Melvin Gibbs, Brandon Ross, and JT Lewis, will open Saturday’s concert.

Details

Date:
February 15
Time:
8:00 pm
Cost:
$20 – $25
Event Category:
Website:
https://walkerart.org/calendar/2019/celebrating-henry-a-threadgill-festival

Venue

The Walker Art Center
725 Vineland Place
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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Website:
http://www.walkerart.org/