Made in Chicago: World Class Jazz/AACM Chicago presents Great Black Music Ensemble: Move: An Afrofuturistic Ijó

August 20, 2015 - 12:00 am - 6:30 pm

In celebration of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians’  (AACM) 50 th anniversary, the Chicago organization’s flagship big band presents an ambitious opus examining its own rich history, “ancient to the future.” The evening will feature commissions by AACM members Tomeka Reid and Saalik Ziyad representing different generations of AACM artists and continue the traditions of integrating choreography and visual arts into their sonic performance, featuring Adoyele Dance and Drum Company.

 

At Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph St Chicago, IL 60602


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