Sat Jun 10
409 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
TW0 LEGENDARY ARTISTS
THE DUO KAHIL EL’ZABAR AND DAVID MURRAY HAVE COLLABORATED SUCCESSFULLY FOR 40+ YEARS, PERFORMING IN NORTH AMERICA, EUROPE, ASIA AND AFRICA TO SOLD OUT AUDIENCES. THEY HAVE RECEIVED ENORMOUS MEDIA RECOGNITION, AND STELLAR REVIEWS FROM THE GLOBAL PRESS!
Sir Kahil El’Zabar was Knighted by the Council General of France for his Global contributions to the Arts. He has performed with luminaries like Dizzy Gillespie, Cannonball Adderley, Pharoah Sanders, Nina Simone, Stevie Wonder, Archie Shepp, Eddie Harris, Donny Hathaway, Paul Simon, Ntozake Shange, Nona Hendryx, Neneh Cherry, Lester Bowie, Hamiet Bluiett, Malachi Favors, Billy Bang, and Gene Ammons. Dr.El’Zabar holds a PhD from Lake Forest College in Inter-Disciplinary Arts. He taught music and inter-disciplinary arts at the University Nebraska/Lincoln, and University of Illinois, Chicago. He was appointed by President Bill Clinton to the National Task Force for Arts Presenting in Education. He won the International Ambassador Award from President Barak Obama’s Administration. Kahil El’zabar has served on the prestigious boards of the Lila Wallace Readers Digest Fund, The National Endowment of the Arts, and the National Campaign for the Freedom of Expression. He is also the former chairman of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM). El’Zabar has recorded over 100 acclaimed projects, and founded and leads the legendary Ethnic Heritage Ensemble and Ritual Trio.
David Murray is considered to be the most influential tenor saxophonist of his generation. He has recorded more than 300 acclaimed projects. He has worked with many of the giants, such as Max Roach, Charles Mingus, Cecil Taylor, Jack DeJohnette, Chico Hamilton, Elvin Jones, Archie Shepp, Pharoah Sanders, and Randy Weston. He is co-founder of the World Saxophone Quartet, and leads the famed David Murray Quartet, David Murray Octet, and the David Murray Big Band. Dr. Murray was awarded a PhD in the Arts from Claremont College, and is also a Guggenheim Fellow and a Fulbright Scholar. Mr. Murray has won two Grammys and is the prestigious recipient of the Jazz Par Award from the country of Denmark.
Shows at 7 pm & 8:30 pm EDT
Limited in-person seats: $30 / $10 full-time students with valid ID
In-person attendees receive a link to the recording to view for one week.
Streaming Cost is $15
The link will be revealed to live stream participants 15 minutes before the show
and will remain active thru June 17