Milford Graves, Don Byron and Alchemy Sound Project – Jamaica Downtown Festival

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When:
July 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
2019-07-13T19:00:00-04:00
2019-07-13T19:15:00-04:00
Where:
Jamaica Performing Arts Center front lawn
153-10 Jamaica Ave
Jamaica
NY 11432
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning
(718) 658-7400

Main stage concert features legendary Milford Graves, born and raised in Southeast Queens. Graves is an American jazz drummer and percussionist, most noteworthy for his early avant-garde contributions in the 1960s with Paul Bley and the New York Art Quartet alongside John Tchicai, Roswell Rudd, and Reggie Workman. He is considered to be a free jazz pioneer, liberating the percussion from its timekeeping role….