July 10, 2012
PEACE GO WITH YOU, GIL
This celebration of the late great Gil Scott-Heron’s legacy on Friday July 20th, explores the soul, vitality, power, humor, social activism, humanity, and dynamic messages of the artists’ music and poetry through an enthralling musical, visual and interactive arts journey.
Performers include: Brian Jackson (keys, piano, flute): Gil’s long time collaborator & friend, Dexter Story (musical director), Miguel Atwood Ferguson (viola, guest arranger), Rich Medina (narrative, spoken word), Mark de Clive Lowe (keys, piano), Dwight Trible (vocals), Nailah Porter (vocals), Jimetta Rose Smith (vocals), Shafiq Husayn (vocals, spoken word), Bobbito Garcia a.k.a Kool Bob Love (spoken word), Nia Andrews (vocals), Trevor Ware (bass), Tony Austin (drums), Derf Reklaw (percussion, flute), Marcel Carmago (guitar), Kamasi Washington (tenor sax), Todd Simon (trumpet, flugelhorn, guest arranger), Gee Gee "Double G" Gallegos (baritone/alto sax, guest arranger), Tracey Wannomae (flute, woodwinds), Elizabeth Lea (trombone), Carlos Nino (percussion, advisory), Jeremy Sole (KCRW, DJ, narrative), Professor Nalepa (visuals) + very special guests!
Live screen-printing by the HIT+RUN Crew -- bring your fave T-shirt or Hoodie to get printed or buy a new fresh shirt.
FREE ADMISSION | 8-10pm | All Ages
at 10:43 AM