JAZZ IS DEAD -
JAZZ EXPLORATIONS INTO THE MUSIC OF
November 30th at 8 & 10:30PM
TICKETS: $35.00 General Public
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SATURDAY, November 30th at 8 & 10:30PM, the Inter-Media
Art Center (IMAC) in Huntington, Long Island will present
JAZZ IS DEAD - Jazz Explorations into the Music of the Grateful
JAZZ IS DEAD embarks from the compass point of GARCIA and
Co.'s most complex and audacious material, culled from many
periods of their storied history. From there, the musical
heading is unknown, each performance promising inspired improvisation
and new discovery, like the band whose work they celebrate.
The music is crafted by an all-star line-up including BILLY
COBHAM, T LAVITZ, KEN GRADNEY and JEFF PEVAR.
a few times in history has a musician been singled out as
the world-class master of his instrument. BILLY COBHAM is
one of those few artists. For over 30 years, he has received
international acclaim as the total consummate
percussionist. He has performed on hundreds of records with
his own groups and with some of the music's luminary artists,
including Miles Davis, Mahavishnu Orchestras, George Duke,
Peter Gabriel and Larry Coryell.
KEN GRADNEY has been around. As the bassist of Little Feat
since 1973, Gradney have been demonstrating the art of the
groove for over twenty years, both live in concert and on
classic recordings such as "Dixie Chicken", "Feats
Don't Fail Me Now", and the more recent "Ain't had
JEFF PEVAR is one of the tops in his field, having played
and toured with such distinguished artists like David Crosby,
Graham Nash, Ray Charles and Phil Lesh and Friends.
T LAVITZ was a co-founder of the legendary, six-time Grammy
nominated band, The Dixie Dregs and its successor, The Dregs.
He's also toured and recorded with Widespread Panic, Jefferson
Starship, The Bluesbusters,
Scott Henderson and Journey's Steve Smith, among others.
for this performance are $35.00 ($26.50 for IMAC Members).
For tickets to this performance, or for other IMAC programs,
call IMAC's 24-hour Arts-Line at (631) 549-ARTS. Tickets can
also be purchased at the theater from noon to 6PM, Tuesdays
to Fridays, and after 2PM on the day of the show. For further
information, call IMAC's business office at (631) 549-9666.
Inter-Media Art Center, Inc. is a non-profit Media and Performing
Arts Center whose programs and services are supported in part
by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts,
a state agency and the Suffolk County Office of Cultural Affairs,
as well as by the Members of IMAC. IMAC also gratefully acknowledges
support from Fleet Bank, Korg, USA, Branch Financial Services
and Olivia and Harlan Fischer. 370 New York Avenue Huntington,
(631) 549-9666 voice (631) 549-9423 fax