Pheeroan akLaff

Pheeroan akLaff and Angelica Sanchez: Art of the Improvisors

Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 3:00pm
The Russell House, 350 High Street, Middletown


Drummer and Wesleyan Private Lessons Teacher Pheeroan akLaff has been a contributor to the Wesleyan community for 25 years, employing non-standard procedures of improvisation and creativity and inspiring hundreds of students worldwide. He met pianist Angelica Sanchez in New York, performing the works of vanguard composers, and eventually developed their inventive duo concept for percussion and piano, spirit of clavier. This performance will be the New England debut of this duo. 

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Listen to an interview with Pheeroan akLaff from the Center for the Arts Radio Hour, featuring tracks from the Tom Pierson Orchestra's 2018 album "Last Works" - "two becoming 3" and "Abandoned."