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Vision Festival – Day 6
5pm JD Parran & Spirit Stage 2 performs music of Oliver Lake | JD Parran – tenor sax / Gwendolyn Laster – violin / Kelvyn Bell guitar / Bill Lowe – bass trombone / Hilliard Greene – bass / Gene Lake – drums / Patricia Nicholson – choreography / Jason Jordan, Miriam Parker – dance / Amir Bey – head dress
6pm Oliver Lake’s JUSTICE with Sonic Liberation Front | Oliver Lake – composer, arranger, conduction, spoken word / Elliot Levin: tenor sax / Veronica Jurkiewicz: violin / Matt Engle: acoustic bass / Kevin Diehl: drumkit, synth drums / Jameka Gordon: flute / Voices: Chaela Harris – alto / Ravi Seenerine – tenor / Shanon Chua – soprano
7:30pm Oliver Lake / Andrew Cyrille | – poetry / Andrew Cyrille – drums
8pm David Murray World Saxophone Quartet | David Murray – tenor sax, bass clarinet / James Carter – baritone sax / Greg Osby – tenor sax / Bruce Williams – alto, soprano sax
About The Vision Festival
Founded in 1996, the Vision Festival is New York City’s longest continuously running jazz festival. Now in its 26th year, this festival of music, dance, poetry, and visual art is heralded as “one of New York’s most essential art events” (New York Times). Performances feature legendary and emerging stars representing the free jazz, experimental, and avant-garde communities and include Lifetime Achievement honorees like Amina Claudine Myers, Andrew Cyrille, Dave Burrell, Peter Brötzmann, and Milford Graves. This year, we honor Wadada Leo Smith and Oliver Lake.