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Henry Threadgill: Double Up Plays Double Up Plus (part of DIRECT CURRENT)

Friday, April 5, 2019 7:30 PM

DIRECT CURRENT Jazz

The saxophonist/flautist makes his highly anticipated Kennedy Center debut accompanied by his mind-blowing ensemble on piano, saxophone, drums, tuba, and cello. A mentor of Jason Moran, who calls Threadgill his “favorite living composer,” the Pulitzer Prize winner brings his avant-garde musical innovations and intense, unyielding originality to audiences in the spring of 2019.
 

Price

$39.00

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Three months after Imani Winds performs one of his newly commissioned works as part of the Kennedy Center’s Fortas Chamber Music Concert series, saxophonist/flautist Henry Threadgill makes his own highly anticipated Kennedy Center debut accompanied by his mind-blowing ensemble on piano, saxophone, drums, tuba, and cello. A mentor of Kennedy Center Artistic Director for Jazz Jason Moran, who calls Threadgill his “favorite living composer,” the Pulitzer Prize winner brings his avant-garde musical innovations and intense, unyielding originality to audiences in the spring of 2019.

Part of the Kennedy Center’s DIRECT CURRENT celebration of contemporary culture

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This event is part of these subscription packages

Jazz 10% Select Series

Jazz 20% Select Series

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