Organizer

Jazz Institute of Chicago
Website
https://jazzinchicago.org/

Other Organizers

Asian Improv aRts Midwest

Location

Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts
915 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Category
QR Code

Date

Jun 29 2019

Time

02:00 PM

Cost

FREE Admission

Labels

Miyumi Project

Jazz Institute Chicago’s Birthday Bash: UNDO – Nicole Mitchell, Tatsu Aoki, and Jon Woods

The Birthday Bash continues! UNDO is a collaborative sonic ritual intended to unravel the present and embrace a common past for a shared, visionary future. Commissioned for the Jazz Institute’s 50th Anniversary, Nicole M. Mitchell, Tatsu Aoki and filmmaker Jonathan Woods-Apuat En Heru celebrate identity and ignite a collision of Asian American and African American cultural lineages. UNDU creates a multi-dimensional experience through live performance by the MIYUMI Project interacting with Nicole Mitchell who appears through the mediums of video and pre-recorded sound. Presented in partnership with Asian Improv Arts Midwest.

Composers: Tatsu Aoki and Nicole Mitchell (music composition, concept), Jonathan Woods (visual composition, concept).

Musicians: Nicole Mitchell (flute, alto flute, piccolo, electronics); The MIYUMI Project: Tatsu Aoki (bass/shamisen), Mwata Bowden (reeds), Edward Wilkerson Jr. (reeds), Jamie Kempkers (cello), Avreeayl Ra (drums), Coco Elysses (conga/percussion), Kioto Aoki (taiko), Kiyomi Negi (taiko), Kembre Daniel (taiko).

Saturday, June 29, 2019 | 2pm
UNDO
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts | Performance Hall
915 E. 60th Street | Chicago, IL

For more information on our Birthday Bash Weekend:
https://jazzinchicago.org/jazz-institute-of-chicagos-birthday-bash

Sponsored by the Epstein Family Foundation and presented in partnership with the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts.

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