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Cassandra Wilson, The Campbell Brothers: A Sacred Steel Love Supreme
March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Presented by the Lincoln Center to provide libraries with quality programming across the nation, we bring to you Lincoln Center Local for twenty minutes of mocktails and mingling and the pre-recorded live performance to begin directly afterward. (Ages 18+)
Mar 29, 2017
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Iberia Parish Library-Jeanerette Branch
411 Kentucky St.
Cassandra Wilson: this daring, velvet-voiced perfomer has been breaking down barriers since her all embracing Blue Light ’til Dawn, an album that redefined jazz singing thanks to Wilson’s emotionally rich interpretations of blues, folk, and country songs, as well as standards and originals. Cassandra Wilson performed one of the leading roles in Wynton Marsalis’ “Blood on the Fields,” the first jazz work to receive a Pulitzer Prize. Her 1992 landmark album Blue Light ‘Til Dawn paved the way for a new generation of jazz singers through repertoire that challenged American Songbook standards.
The Campbell Brothers: A Sacred Steel Love Supreme. Featuring visuals by Brock Monroe.
These torchbearers of sacred steel guitar reveal the full gospel affinities and spiritual transcendence of Coltrane’s masterwork in a world premiere honoring its 50th anniversary. Monroe’s improvised light show will weave ethereal, lace-like patterns in real-time dialogue with the musical mantra