This composer’s collective was originally formed at a recent workshop led by jazz legend Dave Douglas. Each member writes a new piece specifically for this event. Creativity ensues, chances are taken, and ears are rewarded.
“For me, what was happening, inside this incredibly beautiful and haunting melody, was that inside your improvisation you were also being a composer. It’s a beautiful, beautiful, beautiful tune.” –Helga Davis (principle performer, Einstein on the Beach)
“It was everything we love about jazz. A beautiful melody, something you can hold on to.” –Alicia Olatuja (jazz vocalist, NPR commentator)
“You have the greatest lines.” –Steve Pageot (producer, Aretha Franklin, Notorious B.I.G., LL Cool J)