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KC Jazz Club: Jason Moran & The Bandwagon featuring poet Elizabeth Alexander

Friday, March 2, 2018


Jason Moran and his Bandwagon unite with poet Elizabeth Alexander for an evening of poetry and music.

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Jason Moran and his Bandwagon present an evening of poetry and music, a remount of Moran’s 2015 show celebrating the 80th anniversary of the Village Vanguard, the historic New York City jazz club. The performance will feature Elizabeth Alexander, who presented her poem “Praise Song for the Day” during President Barack Obama’s 2009 inauguration.

Performance Timing: 75 minutes, with no intermission.

Update: Due to illness, poet Yusef Komumyakaa will not perform as part of the March 2 jazz performances.