April 27, 2019
Flamboyan Theater, Clemente Center, 107 Suffolk St, NYC
A group of artists have banded together to organize a much needed conference around issues that musicians in the creative music community AKA FreeJazz face.
10AM Coffee Tea Bagels
10:30 The Spirituality of Sound
10:45 INVOCATION drones long tones (all invited to participate)
11:00 Working Life of the musician:
The Hang (networking) / Getting a gig and dealing with the Decision makers
Royalties / internet
Who owns the music
12:00 Q & A
12:30 LUNCH BREAK
1:30 Race / Gender / Economics / Resources / Ageism
How do our differences affect our experience
How do our differences affect our ability to make money
2:30 Q & A
3:30 WHAT DO WE WANT:
Entering the broader cultural conversation - Profile
What are the myths that have hurt the Music? (specifically around FreeJazz)
How is jazz and FreeJazz talked about and presented in common culture and how do we want that changed?
What can be done about diversity and equity in our community?
What are our values and what are the values that we should resist?
Listing the ideas that we have brought up today.
4:30 Q & A
6:30 FreeJazz CONDUCTION by William Parker - Email to sign up
The Flamboyan Theater - The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center (View)
107 Suffolk St
New York, NY NY 10002