Saturday, March 21, 2015

Sergio A. Mims: Chicago Tribune: 'Celebrating Archibald Motley's historic art with contemporary music'

Art of Archibald Motley (1891-1981)

Tomeka Reid

Sergio A. Mims sends this link:

Chicago Tribune

Howard Reich

March 20, 2015

Several musical events will unfold during the run of the Archibald Motley exhibition... 

"Chicago's Sound Palette I: Tomeka Reid." An inventive Chicago cellist-composer-bandleader, Reid will offer her response to the Motley exhibition (Chicago's Sound Palette series is curated by Kate Dumbleton of the Hyde Park Jazz Festival and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago). 6 to 7 p.m. May 28 in the cultural center's Bradley Hall.

"Chicago's Sound Palette II: Victor Garcia." Chicago trumpeter Garcia will explore music of Motley's travels. 6 to 7 p.m. June 11 in the cultural center's Sidney R. Yates Gallery.

"Chicago's Sound Palette III: Marquis Hill." Hill, who won the Thelonious Monk International Trumpet Competition, returns to his hometown to reflect on Motley's art. 6 to 7 p.m. June 25 in the cultural center's Yates Gallery.

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