AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 36 YEARS
Pain Relief Beyond Belief
Time: July 5, 2010 from 8pm to 10pm
Location: Thunderbird Cafe
Street: 4023 Butler St., Lawrenceville
City/Town: Pittsburgh PA 15201
Website or Map: http://www.thunderbirdcafe.net
Event Type: concert
Organized By: Manny Theiner
Latest Activity: Jul 6, 2010
Kahil El-Zabar is a percussionist from Chicago who was a chairman of the AACM in the '70s and founded the long-running groups Ritual Trio and Ethnic Heritage Ensmeble. He's recorded for labels like Delmark, CIMP, Silkheart and Sound Aspects, and collaborated with Dizzy Gilliespie, Stevie Wonder and Nina Simone.
Hamiet Bluiett is a co-founder of the legendary World Saxophone Quartet and the St. Louis-based Black Artists' Group. He was a member of the Charles Mingus Quintet and the Sam Rivers Ensemble, and has worked with Babatunde Olatunji, Abdullah Ibrahim, and Marvin Gaye.
Opening the night will be Ben Opie (of Opek/Thoth).
This show is part of the Summer Jazz Mondays Series - tickets are $15 in advance on the Thunderbird website and $20 at the door. The upstairs club
area will be non-smoking.