This annual, multi-arts festival has been the primary focus of Arts for Art's efforts in raising the awareness and reputation of Creative jazz music, dance, spoken word, and visual arts. The Vision Festival, now in its seventeenth year, presents the very best in the international creative music and encourages interdisciplinary collaborations.This year's edition will present approximately 120 artists in 44 performances of music, dance, visual art and poetry all working within the composed and improvisational downtown aesthetic. It will include the work of both established and emerging artists as well as students, with the aim of insuring the future of creative jazz and innovative new music and art in NYC.
Legendary for his beautiful tone, his melodic center, and the freedom with which he approaches music, Joe McPhee will receive this year's Lifetime Achievement Award.
Check out the Vision Festival BOOKLET: http://issuu.com/artsforart/docs/booklet
Check out the whole PROGRAM here: http://www.artsforart.org/event/visionfestival17/schedule
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