08/31/12

Garth Fagan and Wynton Marsalis Reunite for ‘Lighthouse/ Lightning Rod’

Program to be presented at BAM

Choreographer Garth Fagan and trumpeter/composer Wynton Marsalis will premiere a new collaborative work, Lighthouse/Lightning Rod, their first since their BAM debut more than 20 years ago, at Brooklyn’s BAM from Sept. 27-30. The pair will also reprise material from their first work, Griot New York.

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Lighthouse/Lightning Rod is set to an original score by Marsalis and will be performed by the Wynton Marsalis Septet: Dan Nimmer, piano; Reginald Veal, bass; Ali Jackson, drums; Victor Goines, saxophone, clarinet; Wess “Warmdaddy” Anderson, alto saxophone; and Eliot Mason, trombone, in addition to Marsalis. The program features scenic design by Alison Saar. The
Programming in the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House is supported and endowed by The Howard Gilman

General Information

The shows take place at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House (30 Lafayette Ave., between St. Felix Street and Ashland Place) in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Show times: Sep. 27-29 at 7:30pm; Sep. 30 at 3pm

Tickets start at $20

For more information call 718.636.4100visit BAM.

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