Concert: Sound and Image | 7:00 p.m., Lower Rotunda
Presenting the paintings of the late Don Reich and a photographic series by Moses Hacmon as graphic scores, this improvisational performance will feature musical interpretations, set to, and inspired by art. During this performance, resident artist, Mark Dresser will collaborate with a quartet of improvisers, composers, and University of California professors.
The Museum has selected three nationally recognized musicians: Danny Green, Joshua White, and Mark Dresser for the Jazz Residency Project. During their residencies, each musician will explore a single topic or theme critical to their work over the course of three concerts. Each concert includes a unique repertoire and ensemble. Mark will perform three concerts on August 15, August 22, and August 29.
Mark Dresser will be joined by:
Nicole M. Mitchell – Flute
Michael Dessen – Trombone
Myra Melford – Piano
On these Thursday evenings, Museum galleries will be open until 9:00 p.m, and snacks and beverages will be available from a no-host bar.
Free after Museum admission.