Kimmel Center Jazz Residency: David Allen / Raquel Salas Rivera / Diane Monroe World Premiere at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA
Map
215-790-5800

When

Fri, June 7, 2019
8:00 pm

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Special BYOB Performance!

The world premiere performance is the grand finale of the jazz residency program when the artist presets their new project to the audience. This is a special BYOB performance.

David Allen, composer, guitarist, and educator, will “develop a series of jazz compositions that incorporate poetry and spoken-word to tell a story of Philadelphia as a multi-cultural safe-haven” and to “represent the diversity of Philadelphia in both music and language.” This new work is focused on multi-culturalism and the idea of what people think of as "home". It will explore Philadelphia as a safe-haven and sanctuary city for immigrants and migrants alike. Pulling inspiration from his firsthand experience, Allen is enlisting the help of 2018-19 poet laureate of Philadelphia Raquel Sala Rivera, violinist Diane Monroe, drummer Matt Scarano, and bassist Madison Rast to develop the project and tell the story....

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Nathan Godshall uploaded this event on February 6, 2019

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