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L to R: Regina Carter (image courtesy of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation), Sonya Clark, (image courtesy of the artist, photo credit: Diego Valdez), and Jason Moran (image courtesy of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)
L to R: Regina Carter (image courtesy of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation), Sonya Clark, (image courtesy of the artist, photo credit: Diego Valdez), and Jason Moran (image courtesy of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)
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Sounding the Ancestors with Sonya Clark, Regina Carter, and Jason Moran

June 28, 2019–7:00 to 9:00 PM

Opening Reception:
Friday, June 28, 2019, 7:00 – 9:00 PM
The African American Museum in Philadelphia
701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
 
Tickets available through AAMP: $15 General, $7 Students


For this special evening event, artist Sonya Clark will delve into the symbols and sounds of American and African American history with renowned musicians Regina Carter and Jason Moran. Reflecting on past and current artistic collaborations, the trio will engage the audience with sound and conversation that speaks to the intrinsic connections between the body, music, and memory.

The interdisciplinary program will feature virtuoso violinist Regina Carter performing Dreadlock, Hairbow and excerpts of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” by Jason Moran. Join us to consider the ways identity is woven through image, cloth, text, and sound to merge sensory experience with historic symbols—an exploration and celebration of artistic expression and African American identity.