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Sudden Sound Concert Series

SpeakerHenry Grimes and Avreeayl Ra
Date Apr 4, 2013
Time 7:30 pm  
Location KAM Gelvin Noel Gallery
Cost Free
Sponsor Sponsored in part by the Edwards Foundation Arts Fund, Analog Outfitters, and Krannert Art Museum with in-kind support provided by WEFT, 90.1 FM
Phone 217.333.1861
Event type Performance
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Originating Calendar Krannert Art Museum Calendar

Featuring Henry Grimes and Avreeayl Ra

Featured extensively with Sonny Rollins and Albert Ayler, bassist Henry Grimes pioneered the jazz avant-garde in the early sixties. An ill-fated journey in 1968 led to Grimes’ disappearance and the later assumption that he had died. In 2002, Grimes was discovered in Los Angeles and made a triumphant return to the music. Since then he has performed in over 500 world-wide concerts as a soloist and with today’s leading progressive jazz artists. For Sudden Sound he will be joined by percussionist Avreeayl Ra, a long time performing artist of Chicago’s AACM.  Learn more at http://henrygrimes.com.

Additional program sponsorship provided by UI Jazz Studies Program, Department of African-American Studies, Department of English, and Department of Dance

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