GBH Music and JazzBoston presented JazzNOW featuring Kris Davis' Diatom Ribbons, live from the acoustically acclaimed GBH Fraser Performance Studio in Brighton. The concert featured a unique ensemble including:
Kris Davis, Grammy-Nominated pianist, Bandleader and composer for Diatom Ribbons, Associate Director of Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice
Terri Lyne Carrington, Grammy Award-winning drummer, composer, and Artistic Director and Founder of the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice
Val Jeanty, a Haitian-born electronic music composer, percussionist and drummer/turntablist and professor at Berklee College of Music
Tessil Collins, Managing Producer of Jazz 24/7 moderated the conversation with the musicains following their performance.
JazzNOW: Kris Davis’ Diatom Ribbons was supported in part by grants from the Boston Cultural Council/Reopen Creative Boston Fund, administered by the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture, and by the Mass Cultural Council, and was presented in collaboration with GBH Music and JazzBoston.
About Jazz Boston: JazzBoston connects, promotes and advocates for the musicians, audiences and venues of Greater Boston’s dynamic and diverse jazz community. The nonprofit organization spreads the music and message of jazz and celebrates Boston as one of the world’s great jazz cities. Find more information at jazzboston.org.
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