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with Terri Lyne Carrington and Edward Sanders

Jun 26, 2013 | 7:00 pm

1959 celebrates a turning point in contemporary American culture, music, and spoken word artistry. Grammy Award-winner, Terri Lyne Carrington brings together jazz greats including Antonio Hart, Gregoire Maret, Jeremy Pelt, Chris Potter (tenor saxophonist with Pat Metheny, Steely Dan, and others) to perform new arrangements of music released in 1959, including Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue, John Coltrane’s Giant Steps, Dave Brubeck’s Time Out, Charles Mingus’ Mingus Ah Um, along with music of Billie Holiday and Sidney Bechet. The legendary Edward Sanders performs poetry and spoken word pieces.

Co-sponsored by the River-to-River Festival and the Battery Park City Authority.

Admission Free Location Nelson A. Rockefeller Park, River Terrace at Warren Street Sponsored By Poets House, co-sponsored by the River-to-River Festival and the Battery Park City Authority


Jun 26, 2013
7:00 pm