Kerrytown Live performance Home is arranging its 26th once-a-year avant-garde jazz and creative new new music competition, EDGEFEST 26: Breathing Free of charge – a 4-day exploration of new songs/improvisation composed and executed by artists – noteworthy for boosting their voices and tunes in reaction to ongoing social-cultural problems and the day’s disturbing situations contacting for justice.
Functions will take put in Ann Arbor and Detroit recognizing the voices and contributions of that African American community. The Edgefest roster has usually been diverse and inclusive and this year’s concept and resultant creative new music amplify this dedication.
WEDNESDAY, October 19
at TRINOSOPHES in DETROIT
8 PM | The Cosmic Songs Community
Celebrating the deep historical past of Detroit’s artistic tunes neighborhood, pianist & chief Kenneth Environmentally friendly creates a unique instant as he prospects star Detroit artists in the opening of Edgefest 2022 at Trinosophes in Detroit (1464 Gratiot Ave, Detroit, MI 48207).
THURSDAY, Oct 20
7 PM | Kenji Lee’s Fortune Teller Trio
Kenji Lee, saxophone Andy Peck, double bass Jonathan Barahal Taylor, drums
8 PM | William Hooker Trio
William Hooker, drums Theo Woodward, snyth/woodwinds/vocals and Hans Tammen, guitar/synthesizer
The William Hooker Trio is generously sponsored by Alan Feller.
9 PM | Double Duo: Ken Filiano, bass and Jay Clayton, singer
Double Duo’s efficiency is generously sponsored by Deep Friendship: The Connie Crothers Legacy Job.
10 PM | Matthew Shipp Trio
Matthew Shipp, piano Michael Bisio, bass and Newman Taylor Baker, drums
The Matthew Shipp Trio is generously sponsored by Frank Rubolino.
FRIDAY, October 21
5:30 PM | Anthony Braxton: In Discussion
A no cost dialogue and Q&A moderated by Marc Hannaford. This party is open up to the general public and will take put at Watkins Lecture Hall at the University of Michigan School of Tunes Earl V. Moore Building.
7 PM | Oluyemi Thomas’ Positive Expertise
Ijeoma Thomas, voice, poetry Oluyemi Thomas, bass clarinet, saxophone Kenn Thomas, piano Joel Peterson bass David Hurley, drums, percussion Jonathan Taylor, drums
8 PM| Michael TA Thompson Quintet
Deanna Relyea, voice Piotr Michalowski, bass clarinet and sopranino Mara Rosenbloom, piano Ken Filiano, bass Michael TA Thompson, drums
This overall performance is generously sponsored by Arbor Teas / Jeremy & Aubrey Lopatin.
9 PM | Rempis/Feldman/Daisy Trio
Dave Rempis, saxophone Mark Feldman, violin Tim Daisy, drums
10 PM | Fay Victor’s Mutations for Justice
Fay Victor, voice/composer Melanie Dyer, viola Luke Stewart, bass and Michael Vatcher, drums
This general performance of Fay Victor’s Mutations for Justice is dedicated to jaimie breezy department.
SATURDAY, Oct 22
at KERRYTOWN Concert House in ANN ARBOR
12 PM | Edgefest Parade
Scarlett Middle School band college students (Caroline Fitzgerald, Band Director) additionally Edgefest artists and group customers participate in this raucous and remarkable moment in the Kerrytown downtown/Farmers’ Industry place.
2 PM | Alexander Hawkins, solo piano
Alexander Hawkins’ efficiency is generously sponsored by Michael Resil, Keith Martin, and Marc Andren & Christine Reardon.
3 PM | WeFreeStrings
Charles Burnham & Gwen Laster, violins Melanie Dyer, viola Alexander Waterman, cello Ken Filiano, bass and Michael Wimberly, percussion
WeFreeStrings is generously sponsored by Ken Kozora.
at BETHLEHEM UCC in Ann Arbor
7 PM | Anthony Braxton & James Fei – Duo (Lorraine) 2022
Anthony Braxton, sopranino, soprano & alto saxophones, dwell electronics James Fei, sopranino & alto saxophones
Bishop/Hannaford Dectet performs functions by Anthony Braxton
An ensemble led by distinguished executing college from the UM Division of Jazz and Contemporary Improvisation Andrew Bishop and Marc Hannaford.
Jason Kao Hwang’s Burning Bridge
(presenting an Edgefest premiere composition)
Jason Hwang – composer/violin Haruna Fukazawa, piccolo/flute Sunshine Li, pipa Herb Robertson, trumpet Dick Griffin trombone Anders Nilsson, guitar Joe Daley, tuba Ken Filiano, bass Andrew Drury, drums
Burning Bridge’s functionality is generously sponsored by Luis Torregrosa.