A NIGHT OF CREATIVE IMPROVISATION AND THROUGH-COMPOSED MUSIC.
JD Parran’s most recent releases on the Mutable Music label are the collaborative Particle Ensemble and his Window Spirits Solo. His performing on clarinets, saxophones and flutes is legendary.
In his hometown, St Louis, he was a founding member of the Black Artist Group (BAG) where he participated in the early artistic statements of Julius Hemphill, Oliver Lake, James Jabbo Ware, Hamiet Bluiett and Baikida Carroll.
J D has made many appearances at New York’s Vision Festival, as well as the AACM series and the Interpretations series. He has performed with Edward Kidd Jordan, Reggie Workman, Bill Dixon, Cecil Taylor, Amiri Baraka, Joseph Jarman, Leroy Jenkins, Jamal Moore and Luke Stewart in Ancestral Duo, George Lewis, Henry Threadgill, Wadada Leo Smith, Lester Bowie, Randy Weston, and Douglas Ewart.
BLACK ELEMENTS 4TET
A NEW COMPRISE WOODWIND QUARTET LED BY BALTIMORE’S OWN,( BALTIMORE’S BEST FREE JAZZ ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2016-CITY PAPER) COMPOSER ,PERFORMER AND IMPROVISER JAMAL MOORE.
THEY WILL BE PRESENTING ORIGINAL AND ARRANGE WORKS .