Vision Festival 18 – Day 2 – Honoring Visual Artist Robert Janz

Thursday, June 13, 2013. 7:00 pm

Vision Festival 18 – Day 2 – Honoring Visual Artist Robert Janz

Thursday, June 13, 2013. 7:00 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.

Vision Festival 18 – Improvisation / Freedom / Revolution – continues for its second evening of full programming with performances to honor visual artist Robert Janz. Peformances include a collaboration of dance and music between Maria Mitchell & Terry Jenoure, Roy Campell’s Akhenaten Ensemble, Rob Brown U_L Project, and to close out the evening, the Roscoe Mitchell Trio.

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


7:00 PM – Maria Mitchell / Terry Jenoure
Maria Mitchell – dance
Terry Jenoure – violin

7:45 PM – Roy Campbell’s Akhenaten Ensemble
Roy Campbell – trumpet
Bryan Carrott – vibes
Jason Kao Hwang – violin
Hilliard Greene – bass
Michael Wimberly – drums

9:00 PM – Rob Brown U_L Project
Joe McPhee – trumpet, sax
Rob Brown – alto saxophone
Miya Masaoka – koto
Mark Helias – bass
Qasim Naqvi – drums

10:00 PM – Roscoe Mitchell Trio
Roscoe Mitchell – reeds
Henry Grimes – bass, violin
Tani Tabbal – 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.