Thursday June 1st, 8pm sharp. $10 suggested donation
Hamid Drake is widely regarded as one of the best percussionists in improvised music. Incorporating Afro-Cuban, Indian, and African percussion instruments and influence, in addition to using the standard trap set, Drake has collaborated extensively with top free jazz improvisers in the world, namely a long-standing musical relationship with bassist William Parker.
Jamal R. Moore is a multi-instrumentalist, composer/performer and educator, and is a native of Baltimore, Maryland. He was a member of The Pan African Peoples Arkestra, founded by pianist Horace Tapscott, the Calvin Gant ensemble directed by Calvin Gant and Nicole Mitchell, and leads his own groups, Akebulan Arkestra, Napata Ensemble, Black Elements Quartet, and Organix Trio.
This performance will be a meeting of the minds in an exploration of sound and cultural depth.