Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Composer and multi-instrumentalist Henry Threadgill and pianist Jason Moran talk about the 10th anniversary of Winter Jazzfest. Threadgill makes his debut appearance at the 2014 NYC Winter Jazzfest with the world premiere of his Ensemble Double-Up on Saturday, January 11, at the historic Judson Church. Led by Threadgill, the ensemble features featuring pianists Moran and David Virelles, Curtis McDonald and Roman Filiu on altos, Christopher Hoffman on cello, Jose Davila on tuba and Craig Weinrib on trap drums. They'll perform “Old Locks and Irregular Verbs”, written to honor Threadgill’s dear friend and WJF esteemed past festival participant, Lawrence D. “Butch” Morris.
Artist Stan Douglas and Jason Moran have collaborated on a new film installation "Luanda Kinshasa" at David Zwirner gallery January 9-February 22.