Jazz saxophonist Andrew Lamb leads a unique evening of seamless performance interweaving the art of improvisation with boundless imagination. The performance is intended to create brain stimulation for those with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and post traumatic stress disorder and aims to integrate people from all walks of life into a safe, warm, and highly creative atmosphere.
Andrew Lamb’s Circadian Spheres of Light Project consists of nine professional artists who have who have studied, collaborated, and performed within all genres of music, theater, and performance art while embracing a myriad of cultures throughout the world. Having performed together in various combinations over the years, the ensemble shares the philosophy that music, art, and dance are the healing vibrations of the universe.
An accomplished jazz saxophonist and flautist in the tradition of John Coltrane, Lamb rose to prominence in the 1970s avant garde scene and has remained an active presence in Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. A frequent performer at Vision Festival, New York’s premier avant garde jazz celebration, Lamb has also performed with Cecil Taylor and Alan Silva among others.
The first public performance of the project which was originally made possible by the generous contribution of the LLL Foundation resulting in a special performance at The Institute For Music & Neurological Function on Monday, December 21, 2015.
Andrew Lamb a.k.a.The Black Lamb – Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, Composer
Larry Roland – Bass
Warren Smith – Vibraphone,Drums & Percussion
Lloyd Haber – Drums & Percussion,
Newman Baker – Washboard
Ngoma Hill, Poetry, Didjeridoo
Vincent Chancey – French Horn
Jimmy James Greene – Spontaneous Visual Art
Robert Cartagena- Magic
Trashina Conner – Dance
Hollis King – Video & Photography