NYC
2019
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
H313
Timeslot: 
Session 1: Saturday June 29th, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Event Organizer: 
Reading List: 
The Music of Black Americans-Eileen Southern. Readings In Black American Music- Eileen Southern. Freedom Sounds-Ingrid Monson. Black Music-Amiri Baraka. Blues People-Amiri Baraka. As Serious As Your Life-Valerie Wilmer A View From The East-Kwasi Konadu.
Description/Abstract of your Event: 

Jazz and Self Determination 4 is the continuation of discussions focused on the socio-political components within the Jazz idiom. The free jazz movement of the 1960's and 70's are the primary focus with the primaries of this activity providing the narrative. The first installment premiered at Left Forum 2018 and the second took place at The People's Forum, March 10, 2019. The topics include: formations of collectives, independent record labels, underground festivals, gender, working conditions for musicians and the black arts movement. Althea SullyCole is the co host as occurred on Left Forum 2018. The panelists include: Greg Tate, Basir Mchawi, Ahmed Abdullah, Ted Daniel, Jeremiah Hosea and William Parker.

Participants

Journalist and Bassist (James Blood Ulmer, Soul Tamar-kali, Gloria Gaynor, Lili Haydn). Activist and founder of the band "The Narco Bougeois" and the musical collective "Earthdriver." (http://earthdriver.org)

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Althea SullyCole will share moderating duties as was done on Jazz and Self Determination #1 at Left Forum 2018.
Education: B.A. in Ethnomusicology at Barnard College(2012) and an M.A. with Distinction in Music Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of...

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Bassist, composer and founding member of The Sound Unity Festival. Founder of Centering Records.

Trumpeter, composer and founder of Ujamaa Records. Founding member of The NY Musicians Organization.

Trumpeter, composer, member of Sun Ra Arkestra and music director at Sista's Place (Brooklyn). Founding member of The NY Musicians Organization and Studio We (NYC).

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Guitarist, composer and founder of Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Writer for The Village Voice and author of "Everything But the Burden" and "Flyboy in the Buttermilk." Founding member of The Black Rock Coalition.

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Host of "Education at the Crossroads" on WBAI-FM. Founding member of The East Cultural Center. Editor of "Black News." Educator.

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