A Sonic Decolonization of Mind

A Sonic Decolonization of Mind
October 14, 2019 paperlesslion

Enjoy an evening of music to inspire movement and revolution Saturday when the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History presents “A Sonic Decolonization of Mind.”  Featuring saxophonist Donald Washington, the program begins Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. The link for tickets is below.

From The Wright: Musician, composer, educator, musicologist: world-renowned saxophonist Donald Washington wears more than a few hats. A former Detroiter and founder of the Bird Trane Sco Now Ensemble, Washington will join the New Day Blues Band, as well as a range of other Cosmic Music Community musicians, for a free concert event, open to the public.

A partial list of musicians for the evening includes:

  • Clifford Sykes – Percussion
  • Acunda Hollis – Percussion
  • Che Green – Percussion
  • Keith Glass – Percussion
  • Allan Colding – Percussion
  • Kenneth Green – Piano
  • Rafael Leafar – Reeds
  • Anthony Holland – Reeds
  • Jerome Yancy – Bassist

Elegant Energy, a sound ensemble employing Chinese gongs, Tibetan singing bowls, African bamboo flutes, and more, will open for Washington and the New Day Blues Band. Reserve your spot today!

While the concert is free and open to the public of all communities, reservations are required. Click here to reserve a seat.