The William Parker Quintet performs excerpts from "Blueprint for a Cultural Revolution"

Nov 08, 2011 07:30 AM - 10:00 AM

excerpts from
"Blueprint for a Cultural Revolution"
a performance by
The William Parker Quintet
inspired by and featuring readings from
BAsics: From the Talks and Writings of Bob Avakian

November 8 at Nublu
24 First Avenue between 1st and 2nd streets
doors open 7:30, show 8pm

tickets: $30, purchase or cash at the door

Proceeds from the night will go towards sending copies of BAsics to prisoners (each ticket pays for three books). Hundreds have been sent, and hundreds more requested.

The William Parker Quintet:
William Parker, bass
Dave Hofstra, tuba
Matt Lavelle, trumpet
Ras Moshe, tenor sax
Bernard Myers, drums
Dave Sewelson, baritone sax

William Parker is a master musician, improviser, and composer. He plays the bass, shakuhachi, double reeds, tuba, donso ngoni and gembri. Parker is also a theorist and author of several books. As Steve Greenlee of the Boston Globestated in July 2002, "William Parker has emerged as the most important leader of the current avant-garde scene in jazz."

Listen to an earlier piece, All Played Out, with music by William Parker and words by Bob Avakian (

$5,000 is needed for artists compensation, promotional costs, quality audio and video recording and a film that will be made of the night.
Tax deductible contributions can be sent to the
Prisoners Revolutionary Literature Fund, give online
or sent to 1321 N Milwaukee, #407, Chicago, IL 60622.
Please specify it's for the Parker/BAsics event.

Featured Artists

William Parker, Matt LaVelle, and Dave Hofstra

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