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Sixth Annual Vision Festival Lineup Announced

This year’s Vision Festival will be held during two different weeks and at two different venues. The festival begins May 24-June 2 with performances by David S. Ware, Rashied Ali, Tim Berne, Milford Graves, Marshall Allen, and Sunny Murray at the Knitting Factory in New York. The following weekend, June 6-8, the shows move to the Orensanz Arts Center where Matthew Shipp (with Wadada Leo Smith), William Parker, Roy Campbell, and David S. Ware will perform with their groups. The second weekend also features performances by non-jazz artists the X-Ecutioners, Cat Power, and Yo La Tengo (who will be augmented by Roy Campbell, Sabir Mateen, and Daniel Carter). Poets Amiri Baraka, David Budbill, and Reg E. Gains will also be part of the festival. For complete schedule, visit

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