Monday, October 10, 2016

Jane Ira Bloom Plays Emily Dickinson @ Kennedy Center, Oct 14

Wild Lines: Jane Ira Bloom Plays Emily Dickinson at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts this Friday, October 14th at 7 & 9 pm.
Featuring: Dawn Clement, Bobby Previte, Kent McLagen, & actor Deborah Rush.

In this new work, which features jazz quartet and spoken word, 21st-century soprano saxophonist Jane Ira Bloom explores the poetry of 19th-century visionary Emily Dickinson. The ensemble is complemented by pianist Dawn Clement, bassist Kent McLagan, drummer Bobby Previte, and actress Deborah Rush. A perennial winner in the Jazz Station Annual Awards, Bloom is regarded as a pioneer in the use of live electronics and movement in jazz, as well as a strong proponent for multidisciplinary collaborations with other art forms, such as painting, film, theater, and dance.

Performance Timing: 75 minutes, with no intermission.

This program is made possible with support from Chamber Music America's 2015 New Jazz Works Program funded through the generosity of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

All ticket prices are subject to change based on demand. Purchase early to lock in prices and the best seats!

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
Building opens Mon.–Sat. at 10 a.m. and Sun. and Holidays at 12 noon.

Tickets & Information:
(202) 467-4600
Toll-Free: (800) 444-1324
TTY: (202) 416-8524
Box Office Hours:
Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.,
Sun. and Holidays, noon-9 p.m

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