Posts Tagged ‘Collaboration’

When Art Forms Collide: Summer Fest Intersections

August 6, 2012

  Genres won’t be the only things colliding at Summer Fest this year. In addition to a number of genre-busting acts, the festival is also hosting two acts that will be merging art forms on stage. Lula Washington Dance Theater, performing with Marcus L. Miller and Freedom Jazz Movement, will be coupling modern dance with jazz, and Avotcja and Modupue will be adding poetry atop a world music backdrop. Just as Summer Fest is a …

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More Than Just a Cover: Music Re-Imagined at Summer Fest

July 19, 2012

Excited to hear what Sting sounds like when arranged for a jazz quartet? Interested in learning about an overlooked crossover artist from the 1930’s? Want to hear a local interpretation of a Brazilian legend? Three sets this year aim to add to the legacy of well-established artists by re-interpreting their work for the Summer Fest stage. Just as popular songs are often re-worked by other musicians in jazz, these three artists feed into that spirit …

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