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STEVE COLEMAN AND FIVE ELEMENTS

Steve Coleman and Five Elements, with their soon to be released live performance at the renowned Village Vanguard in New York City, "Mdw Ntr," finds MacArthur Fellow Steve Coleman exploring new terrain in his use of non-linear performance practices in his music. Featuring his long-running flagship ensemble Five Elements, he utilizes spontaneous and pre-composed modules, or motivic cells that can be played in any order, allowing each musician to spontaneously jump forward or backward to different sections – even between compositions – highlighting different strata of the music and reinventing the form in a completely interactive way with each performance.
Featured prominently is long-time collaborator and spoken word artist, Kokayi, who brings a freewheeling, rhythmically-acute, almost tent revival aesthetic to the proceedings. Together, they continue to push the possibilities for spontaneous composition and improvisation.

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Steve Coleman, alto saxophone
Kokayi, wordsmith
Jonathan Finlayson, trumpet
Anthony Tidd, electric bass
Sean Rickman, drums

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Tourdates

03.07.2022  LINDAU/Germany (Duo with Steve Coleman and Kokayi) - Stadttheater LindauTickets
08.07.2022  ROTTERDAM/Netherlands - Congo Stage - North Sea Jazz FestivalTickets
10.07.2022  WARSAW/Poland - Klub StodołaTickets
14.07.2022  LUGO/Italy - Pavaglione
15.07.2022  ROVIGO/Italy - Giardino di Palazzo Casalini
16.07.2022  LUBLIN/Poland - Centrum Kultury w LublinieTickets
17.07.2022  LONDON/England - The Jazz CafeTickets
19.07.2022  BRNO/Czech Republic - Namesti SvobodyTickets
23.07.2022  SAN SEBASTIAN/Spain - Plaza de la TrinidadTickets
24.07.2022  return home

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