hi lovers of Music & Dance, if you’re in NYC, come join us at The Joyce to witness the Limón Company’s premiere of ‘Digital Beast In The Forest Of Possibilities’, I composed a soundscape & piano score for Francesca Harper’s choreography. The dancers are beautifully daring and mesmerizing.
February 28, 2019 @ 6pm, please join Francesca and Nona as they present an excerpt from they’re new collaboration, for a talkback, wine, treats and an opportunity to take a special photo with the Limón Dance Company, and more! A deep and lively conversation with the Limón Company Director Colin Connor.
This groundbreaking work will premiere at The Joyce Theater in New York City from May 29th to June 2nd, 2019 as part of the Limón Dance Company’s annual, highly-anticipated Spring Season.
Choreographer Spotlight Event: Francesca Harper
Hosted by Artistic Director Colin Connor
Thursday, February 28th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
This performance celebrates the musical world of Ralph Ellison. Alongside his writing life, Ellison was an accomplished trumpeter and close with many jazz and other music legends from Satchmo and Duke all the way to Ray Charles and Ornette Coleman.
Catch Jazz in the Key of Ellison in Florida, California and Chicago!
Friday February 8, 2019 - Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Miami, FL
Saturday February 16 - Balboa Theater, San Diego, CA
Friday February 22 - Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago, IL
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra member Andy Farber, longtime tenor player, arranger, and section leader, will lead a nine-piece band for these shows (drums, upright bass, piano, two trumpets, one trombone, three saxes/winds)
Features Nona Hendryx, Will Downing, Quiana Lynell, and guest trumpet player Nicholas Payton
Special guest host/narrator TBA
January 28 - February 1, 2019
You will find Nona Hendryx hard at work at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, collaborating and sharing her musical expertise with students and faculty to create an interdisciplinary multimedia performance.
Read more about her longstanding relationship with Berklee here
Nona funks out on a podcast with Jacque and Joy-Ann Reid!
Cousin Jacque is joined in-studio by special guest-host and honorary Reid, Chris Witherspoon to talk the importance of good therapy, if Omarosa earned her "black card" back, Madonna's Aretha Franklin tribute, and Queen Sugar and Love Is season finales. Legendary singer Nona Hendyx graces the studio with her "funkadelic" flare.