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Jason Moran and Theaster Gates

May30
8:00 PM
Looks of a Lot
Friday, May 30, 2014

Innovative jazz pianist Jason Moran and artist Theaster Gates will collaborate on a new work giving context to the phrase originally attributed to the Quakers: "speak truth to power." As envisioned by two of today's most inventive and brilliant artists, this Symphony Center Presents Jazz series commission will feature a series of new blues compositions by Moran presented in the context of reimagined stage elements made by Gates.

Learn more about the CSO’s Truth to Power Festival >

This concert is a part of our POST series–$35 tickets include a 21+ after-concert lounge. Use promo code POST at checkout!

New York Times article about Theaster Gates >

 

This performance is part of the:

SCP Jazz B Series >
SCP Jazz E 9ss Series >

Performers

Theaster Gates
designer and vocals
JASON MORAN AND THE BANDWAGON
Tarus Mateen
bass
Nasheet Waits
drums
SPECIAL GUESTS:
Ken Vandermark
saxophones
Katie Ernst
bass and vocals
Kenwood Academy Jazz Band
Gerald Powell
director
Bethany Pickens
assistant director

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Oct 31 - Dr. Caligari
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Nov 29 - Vienna Boys Choir
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Dec 13-23 - Welcome Yule
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