Concerts from the Library of Congress, 2016-2017

SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2016 at 8 PM

Photo: Steve Coleman (credit: John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)Photo credit: John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Coolidge Auditorium

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Saxophone player and composer Steve Coleman is one of the giants in contemporary American jazz. In addition to performing with musical icons like Dizzy Gillespie, Bobby McFerrin, Sting, and Wynton Marsalis, Coleman is an active producer and educator. He appears at the Library with his band, Five Elements, to present a newly commissioned work by the Library of Congress, with support from the Reva & David Logan Foundation.

Presented in association with the Reva & David Logan Foundation.

COLEMAN

New Work
Commissioned by the Library of Congress, with support from the Reva & David Logan Foundation

PRE-CONCERT LECTURE
6:30 PM - Whittall Pavilion (no tickets required)
“Painting Jazz,” with John Szwed, Library of Congress Jazz Scholar