Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Wilmer Wise Plays Ornette Coleman's 'The Sacred Mind of Johnny Dolphin' at FONT, Jan. 13-16

[African American Trumpeter Wilmer Wise; Photo from website of The Jazz Museum in Harlem]

“Forward Flight
November 22nd, 2009 Author: rich
The Festival of New Trumpet Music (FONT Music) will present Forward Flight, the third and final event of its 7th annual performance season, from Wednesday, January 13th through Saturday, January 16th at New York’s Abrons Arts Center.”

“This four-day celebration of the eclecticism of the trumpet in contemporary music, curated by Dave Douglas and Taylor Ho Bynum, will feature events on two stages, including performances by a diverse range of ensembles, three free FONT Music Workshop Series events and an opening night tribute to unheralded veteran trumpet player, Wilmer Wise.” “Headlining events will include...a rare performance of Ornette Coleman’s 'The Sacred Mind of Johnny Dolphin' by Wilmer Wise...”

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