October 15, 2021 7:00pm – 8:30pm
A versatile drummer who has mostly been associated with the avant-garde, Pheeroan akLaff has appeared with some of the more adventurous musicians in jazz of the past 20 years. Early on, he played with Jay Hoggard (1975) and then in New Haven, CT, with Leo Smith’s New Dalta Ahkri. In addition to a longtime association with altoist Oliver Lake (including work with the reggae group Jump Up), akLaff has worked with Henry Threadgill’s Sextet, New Air, George Adams, Sonny Sharrock, Anthony Davis, James Newton, Cecil Taylor, and Myra Melford. akLaff has recorded as a leader for Gramavision (1983) and Mu (1989). akLaff’s performance and recorded history includes works with Andrew Hill, Cecil Taylor, Reggie Workman, and many others. In 2006 he co-founded Seed Artists in Brooklyn and currently teaches music at Wesleyan University.
Featuring: Pheeroan akLaff – drums
There is only one set 7:00pm – 8:30pm.
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Greater Calvary Baptist Church
43-55 West 124th Street btwn Malcolm X Blvd and Fifth Ave
New York NY 10027 US