w/ William Hooker: The Great Migration@Roulette

04.05.18| 8:00PM

Brooklyn, NY US

Through music, visuals, dance, and narrative, avant-garde percussionist William Hooker portrays the movement of African–Americans from the American South to points north during the years of 1935–1950. The Great Migration features music accompanied by dance; a classical soloist; video; and narratives from 97-year-old Alton Brooks and Nannie Lampkin, who experienced this historical period firsthand. Feat: Ras Moshe – Reeds, Flute; Eriq Robinson – Electronics, Images; Mara Rosenbloom Piano; Mark Hennen – Piano; Goussy Celestin – Narrator, Dance; William Parker – Bass; David Soldier – Violin, Banjo; Ava Mendoza – Guitar; William Hooker - Drums, Composition, Bandleader


Roulette 509 Atlantic Ave (@3rd Ave) Brooklyn, NY Train lines 2, 3, 4, 5, D, M, N, R, B & Q and the LIRR arrive at Atlantic Avenue-Barclay’s Center; G train to Fulton Street. A, C, Trains to Hoyt-Schermehorn