Cecil Taylor Memorial

Tuesday, December 11, 2018. 7:00 pm

This event has reached capacity. There will be an in-person waitlist beginning one hour before the event.

In honor of jazz pioneer and avant-garde icon Cecil Taylor, Roulette and Arts for Art host a memorial to celebrate his life after his passing this last spring at the age of 89. The evening will include performances by Visionary Youth Orchestra, Jameel Moondoc, Andrew Cyrille, Dave Burrell, Oliver Lake, Dianne McIntyre, Cecil Tayler Orch Sound Vision, and among others, with poetry by Steve Dalachinsky.

Performing artists include:

  • Ritual: Percussion/Poetry/Dance
    w/ Warren Smith, Juma Sultan, Andre Martinez, Jackson Krall, Fred Moten, Edwin Torres, Tracie Morris
  • Visionary Youth Orchestra lead by Karen Borca
  • Cooper-Moore
  • Jemeel Moondoc’s Muntu
    w/ Mark Hennen, Charles Downs, Larry Roland
  • Dianne McIntyre
  • Steve Dalachinsky
  • Bobby Zankel / Jackson Krall / Elliott Levin
  • Jaimie Branch / Patricia Nicholson / Luke Stewart
  • Oliver Lake / DD Jackson / Pheeroan akLaff
  • Craig Harris / Kelvyn Bell / Adam Klipple
  • Dave Burrell / Darius Jones / William Parker / Juma Sultan
  • Andrew Cyrille
  • Vijay Iyer
  • Henry Grimes
  • Albey Balgochian / Jane Grenier
  • Blue Lime Light: a tribute by William Parker
  • Cecil Taylor Sound Vision Orchestra
    with Karen Borca, John Bruschini, Scott Currie, Joe Daley, Stephen Haynes, Mark Hennen, Rosie Hertlein, Taylor Ho Bynum, Richard Keene, Jackson Krall, Andrew Lamb, Elliott Levin, Bill Lowe, JD Parran, Dave Sewelson, Warren Smith, Lisa Sokolov, Steve Swell