Ralph Peterson provides the Greater Boston neighborhood performances by two renowned ensembles, his Messenger Legacy Band and the Gen-Next Big Band, featuring new works that advance the continuum of his late mentor Art Blakey. NorthStar Duo continues their mission to supply a platform for womxn composers by the commission and premiere of two new works, along with a panel discussion on the overarching alternative disparity that exists within the arts. Milkshaw Benedict will create The Process, shining a light on his journey as an artist and a performer, his course of of creating a music and an album, and the accompanying pain and successes. Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol will premiere an extended piece for jazz orchestra featuring a brand new digital, split-key keyboard with 17 keys per octave, while voicing a creative response to the stereotyping of Muslims in today’s politics.
Leah Jane Esau is a playwright and fiction writer based … Read MoreRead More