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Wadada Leo Smith's "ten Freedom Summers" at Match


3400 Main Street
Houston, TX


Fri, October 13, 2017
8:00 pm

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The first full production in the American South of Wadada Leo Smith’s major work on the American Civil Rights Movement presented in 3 parts in 3 cities.

Audience is invited to travel to experience the full production:

For tickets to the concert in Austin on October 12: http://epistrophyarts.tumblr.com/
For tickets to the concert in New Orleans on October 14: http://newquorum.org/

"I was born in 1941 and grew up in segregated Mississippi and experienced the conditions which made it imperative for an activist movement for equality. I saw that stuff happening. Those are the moments that triggered this. It was in that same environment that I had my first dreams of becoming a composer and performer.” – Wadada Leo Smith...

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Nameless Sound uploaded this event on September 22, 2017