Miles Ahead Special Screening Set For July 14
“Hard to fathom a more professional, traditional and progressive set of jazz musicians all in one band.” – Huffington Post
WHO: MILES ELECTRIC BAND
An all-star group of jazz artists and Miles Davis alumni paying homage to Davis’ electric period of the ‘70s and ‘80s. Led by the legendary trumpeter’s nephew, drummer Vincent Wilburn, Jr. and trumpeter Sean Jones, who will play Davis’ parts on pieces from Jack Johnson, In a Silent Way and other classics with his own unique signature.
The band features many of the commanding musicians Davis tapped for his various jazz-rock ensembles, among them former Davis collaborator, keyboardist, and musical director Robert Irving III, and percussionist Munyungo Jackson, a veteran of multiple Miles Davis tours and recordings from the late 80s and early 90s, who are joined by saxophone ace Antoine Roney.
Miles Electric Band – Black Sea Festival Line-Up:
Vince Wilburn Jr. – DRUMS
Dwayne“Neon” Thomas Jr. – BASS
David Gilmore – GUITAR
Robert Irving III – PIANO / KEYS
Munyungo Jackson – PERCUSSION
John Beasley – KEYS
Sean Jones – TRUMPET
Antoine Roney – TENOR, SOPRANO AND BASS CLARINET
Indranil Mallick – TABLA
WHAT: THE 2016 BLACK SEA FESTIVAL
The 10th Annual Black Sea Jazz Festival is expected to be one of the largest events in the festival’s history. The international jazz festival held in Batumi on Georgia’s Black Sea coast, is one of the country’s main jazz events.
WHERE: Batumi Tennis Club
Batumi Boulevard, Batumi 0101, Georgia
WHEN: SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2016