"1959"

with Terri Lyne Carrington and Edward Sanders
Date and Time: 
June 26, 2013 - 7:00PM
Event Location: 
Nelson A. Rockefeller Park, River Terrace at Warren Street
Admission: 
Free

1959 celebrates a turning point in contemporary American culture, music, and spoken word artistry. Grammy Award-winner, Terri Lyne Carrington brings together jazz greats including Antonio Hart, Gregoire Maret, Jeremy Pelt, Chris Potter (tenor saxophonist with Pat Metheny, Steely Dan, and others) to perform new arrangements of music released in 1959, including Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue, John Coltrane’s Giant Steps, Dave Brubeck’s Time Out, Charles Mingus’ Mingus Ah Um, along with music of Billie Holiday and Sidney Bechet. The legendary Edward Sanders performs poetry and spoken word pieces.

Co-sponsored by the River-to-River Festival and the Battery Park City Authority.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House, co-sponsored by the River-to-River Festival and the Battery Park City Authority
Event Type: 
Poetic City