Vision Festival 18 – Day 4

Saturday, June 15, 2013. 12:30 pm

Vision Festival 18 – Day 4

Saturday, June 15, 2013. 12:30 pm

Since 1996, the Vision Festival has been New York’s premiere festival of free/avant-garde/experimental/world jazz music bringing together visionaries from New York and all over the world for dynamic collaborations, the exploration of new sounds, and to foster multicultural and multigenerational dialogue.

Roulette welcomes back Vision Festival 18 to our performance stage for 5 evenings of wall-to-wall programming, beginning Wednesday, June 12 through Sunday, June 16, with extraordinary performances from Milford Graves, William Parker, Roy Campell, Joe McPhee, Marshall Allen, Amiri Baraka, Hamid Drake, Roscoe Mitchell, Mary Halvorson, Craig Taborn, Henry Grimes, among others, along with a robust multimedia program that features dance, poetry, film, and panel discussions with artists.

To purchase advance tickets, please visit:
Door (per day): 30
Event Pass: 140
Advanced daily ticket: 30
Students & Seniors: 20


12:30 PM – PANEL DISCUSSION: Building a Future Where Improvisation & Culture Come Together

2:00 PM – Visionary Youth Band – coT.I.M.E. initiative bklyn / Jeff Lederer, Jessica Jones

2:30 PM – York College Creative Ensemble – CUNY Queens / Tom Zlabinger, Director

3:00 PM – Achievement First Middle School Band – Brooklyn / Gene Baker, Director

3:30 PM – All schools (80 young musicians) under the direction of William Parker with guest artist Hamid Drake

5:00 PM – PANEL DISCUSSION on the French-American exchange of musical ideas & social, political ideals past and present, moderated by Michel Dorbon with Didier Petit, Francois Tusques, William Parker, Larry Ochs, Vernon Reid

7:30 PM – Tomas Fujiwara & The Hook Up
Brian Settles – sax
Jonathan Finlayson – trumpet
Mary Halvorson – guitar
Michael Formanek – bass
Tomas Fujiwara – drums

8:45 PM – Davis / Revis / Cyrile Trio
Kris Davis – piano
Eric Revis – bass
Andrew Cyrille – drums

9:45 PM – Simmons / Burrell Duo
Sonny Simmons – alto sax
Dave Burrell – piano

10:45 PM – Reggie Workman WORKz
Reggie Workman – bass
Marilyn Crispell – piano
Odean Pope – tenor sax
Tapan Modak – tablas
Pheeroan akLaff – drums

Arts For Art, Inc. is a not-for-profit, multi-cultural organization whose purpose is to build awareness and understanding of avantjazz and related expressive movements while encouraging a sense of community amongst artists and their audiences. Our principal activities are the presentation of innovative, creative music, dance, multi-media performances, spoken word, and the exhibition of visual arts and through educational efforts involve a new generation. Since 1996, Art For Art has produced the Vision Festival, beginning in various venues in New York’s Lower East Side and at Brooklyn’s Roulette performance space since 2012.