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Jazz and The Spoken Word at New Haven Museum

June 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Free
New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave
New Haven, CT 06510 United States


New Haven Museum will host “Jazz and The Spoken Word” in association with Jazz Haven and the International Festival of Arts and Ideas. The free event will feature master musicians Jesse Hameen II, on drums, Jeff Fuller, on bass, and pianist Darren Litzie. Spoken-word artists Kate Rushin, Giacomo Gates, Craig O’Connell, Frank Cochran and others will perform original works and famous jazz poetry to the trio’s swinging grooves. Space is limited, and reservations can be made here: https://www.artidea.org/tickets/26402

“Spoken word” is not a passive experience but rather an active engagement between the speaker/poet and jazz musicians. The program may include poetry, talking voices, scat, African chanting, vocalese or other renderings that can be comingled with jazz rhythms and improvisation. The event is also an open invitation to the spoken-word community to participate in this unique art form.

“Jazz and The Spoken Word” is an important component of Jazz Haven’s mission to explore the full breadth of the culture of jazz in New Haven this summer, bringing together poets, musicians, photographers, painters and other artists whose works are influenced by the jazz experience in America.

Details

Date:
June 14
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.artidea.org/tickets/26402

Organizer

New Haven Museum
Phone:
203.562.4183
Website:
http://newhavenmuseum.org

Venue

New Haven Museum
114 Whitney Ave
New Haven, CT 06510 United States
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Phone:
203.562.4183
Website:
http://newhavenmuseum.org/

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