A friend in Houston recently described multidisciplinary artist and space goddess Lisa E. Harris as a “force of nature” in the Texas scene and beyond. Upon investigation, I had to concur. Harris channels the Afrofuturism of Sun Ra, the transcendent devotionals of Alice Coltrane, and the deep-listening experiments of Pauline Oliveros—all while maintaining her own […]
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Flutist Nicole Mitchell uses music to map a possible paradise
Flutist Nicole Mitchell brings her Afrofuturist epic Mandorla Awakening back to Chicago for the Jazz Festival.
Former Chicagoan Nicole Mitchell digs deeper into Afrofuturism with her new album, Mandorla Awakening II
The suite, recorded live at the MCA in 2015, imagines a reconciliation between a destructive dystopia and cooperative utopia.
Saturday: 2013 Chicago Jazz Festival according to Reader writers
Jason Moran and Gregory Porter highlight a jam-packed third day of Jazz Fest.