Three of today’s most celebrated pianists, Vijay Iyer, Amina Claudine Myers and Craig Taborn, will honor the uncompromising creative force of Cecil Taylor in an evening of solos and duos for piano, with a special performance of poetry by Amiri Baraka.
Dig Deeper with a post-performance discussion – Decoding Cecil – with George E. Lewis and the artists.
This event is supported by NEA Jazz Masters Live, an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
Presented in association with the Columbia University School the Arts, Community Outreach; Center for Jazz Studies; Issue Project Room and Office of Government & Community Affairs.
Presented as part of the Harlem Jazz Shrine Festival, a partnership with the Apollo Theater and Jazzmobile.