The Makanda Project with Voices
July 6, 2013
The Makanda Project is a jazz ensemble featuring some of Boston's leading musicians, performing original arrangements of compositions by the late multi-instrumentalist Makanda Ken McIntyre. For this concerts the arrangements will be augmented by a vocal ensemble (Diane Richardson, Rebecca Shrimpton, Patrice Williamson). They will join the horn section of Kurtis Rivers, Arni Cheatham, Sean Berry, and Charlie Kohlhase (saxophones), Josh Evans (trumpet), and Bill Lowe, Robert Stringer, and Sarah Politz (trombones); and the rhythm section of John Kordalewski (piano), John Lockwood (bass), and Yoron Israel (drums). There will also be music and poetry performances by community youth during intermission.