AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 36 YEARS
Pain Relief Beyond Belief
Time: August 11, 2012 at 8:30pm to August 12, 2012 at 1am
Location: The Space Upstairs
Street: 214 N. Lexington Street
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Event Type: jazz-happening
Organized By: Pearlann Porter
Latest Activity: Aug 12, 2012
The August 11th jazz-happening
features special guest
-hosted by The Pillow Project-
The August jazz-happening features special guests Band Burrage, featuring Rick Tate on alto sax & EWI (electronic wind instrument), Michael Stark on guitars, Nimrod Speaks on basses and Ronnie Burrage drums, voice, percussion and keys.
Ronnie Burrage is considered one of the best jazz musicians on the world scene today. He has played with Duke Ellington, Wayne Shorter, Sonny Rollins, Pat Metheny, Jaco Pastorius and is featured on more than 100 recordings, as well as having toured on all four continents from Siberia to South Africa to Japan.
Pillow Project has recently jazzed with Ronnie on several occasions at The Space Upstairs, joining poet Moe Seager on skins. We are exceptionally proud to now feature Ronnie with his Band Burrage for the first time!
SECOND SATURDAYS are a monthly jazz-happening series hosted by the resident company of artists at The Space Upstairs, The Pillow Project, to share their improvisational performances, live multimedia experimentations, and honest, jazzed expressions of the spontaneous moment.
Happenings frequently debut and feature multimedia works from The Pillow Project (performed after dark), as well as imprompteau collaborations with guest music, movement and visual artists. Every happening is completely improvised and ongoing - Drop-in and stay for an undetermined amount of time, sit wherever you'd like, be in our space - This is our jazz.
[doors open 8pm-1am]
- $10 suggested donation -
The Space Upstairs 214 N. Lexington Street
Pittsburgh / Point Breeze neighborhood
*In addition to his performance at SECOND SATURDAYS, Ronnie will be holding a music workshop from 2-4pm for musicians, writers, dancers, poets, artist in general on music as "our last natural healing force".
All ages are welcome.
The admission for the workshop will be $10.00 / $5.00 for students with ID's and children under 15 and older then 65!