Thursday, June 20, 2013

French-American Peace Quartet

Presented by Nonsequitur & Earshot Jazz, supported by the French-American Jazz Exchange and administered by the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation and Cultural Services of the French Embassy. The cultural threads connecting France, New Orleans, and New York are explored by this ensemble, featuring a new suite of music by 2013 Doris Duke Performing Artist Award recipient William Parker. The powerful and elastic duo of bassist Parker and drummer Hamid Drake teams up with the venerable New Orleans saxophonist Kidd Jordan and piano innovator Fran├žois Tusques.

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