Bill Traylor Blue With Marvin Sewell And Jason Moran at Smithsonian American Art Museum

Taylor Dorn uploaded this event on February 12, 2019


Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th and F Street NW
washington, DC


Fri, March 1, 2019
7:00 pm



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For one night only, guitarist Marvin Sewell and pianist Jason Moran come together for a special performance of improvisational jazz inspired by SAAM's stunning retrospective Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor.

Start your evening with a self-guided tour of the galleries before enjoying this unique musical conversation. Listen to Sewell and Moran riff off the artworks and each other as they explore the connections between Traylor’s artwork and the music of his generation. This performance pays tribute to the vast societal changes that artist Bill Traylor experienced, including the Civil War, Emancipation, Reconstruction, Jim Crow segregation, and the steady rise of African American urban culture in the South....

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