2021

Event Description

This evening-length project celebrates a dynamic artistic collaboration through the blending of street dance and percussion ensemble. Choreography by Movement Art Is (co-founded by Lil Buck and Jon Boogz) will feature alongside new music composed for Grammy Award-winners Third Coast Percussion by Jlin and Tyondai Braxton, as well as Third Coast Percussion’s critically acclaimed arrangements of Philip Glass’s Aguas da Amazonia.

Program:

JLIN – Perspective
TYONDAI BRAXTON – Sunny X
PHILIP GLASS (arr. by Third Coast Percussion) – Aguas da Amazonia

Movement by Marcus Battle and Ron Myles, of Movement Art Is
Choreography by Movement Art Is (Jon Boogz and Lil Buck)

More information and ticket sales coming soon!

Perspective by Jlin was commissioned for Third Coast Percussion by the Boulanger Initiative, the Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation, Carnegie Hall, the Lester & Hope Abelson Fund for the Performing Arts at the Chicago Community Foundation, the DEW Foundation, and Third Coast Percussion’s New Works Fund.

Sunny X by Tyondai Braxton was commissioned for Third Coast Percussion by the Sewanee Music Festival, George Mason University, and Carnegie Hall with additional support from Third Coast Percussion’s New Works Fund.

 

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