EDGEFEST 26: BREATHING FREE
Wednesday, october 19th, 2022 @ 8 PM
THE COSMIC MUSIC COMMUNITY AT TRINosophes (Detroit)
Celebrating the deep history of Detroit’s creative music community, pianist & leader Kenneth Green creates a unique moment as he leads star Detroit artists in the opening of Edgefest 2022 at Trinosophes in Detroit (1464 Gratiot Ave, Detroit, MI 48207).
Read more about the Cosmic Music Community at thecosmicmusiccommunity.com/
Kenneth Green, Cosmic Music Community Artistic Director/piano/gongs
Alex Harding, Rafael Leafar, Anthony Holland, & Skeeter Shelton, reeds; Akunda Hollis, Ali Allan Colding, Clifford Sykes, Djallo Djakate, Che Green, percussion; Jaribu Shahid, Ed Coburn, Joel Peterson, bass; Belinda Reid, dancer
COVID-19 Policy for Edgefest 2022
- Masks are required indoors, except when actively consuming a beverage.
- Please do not attend a performance if you are feeling ill or have any symptoms of COVID-19.
In a time when most artists mirror others in both repertoire and style, Kenneth Green stands out as one of the most inspired and original pianist/composer on the contemporary music scene. With a career spanning more than 30 years, in his dedication to sonic improvisation and excellent karma, he has performed nationally and internationally with some of the stellar improvisational giants of the 21st century: Roscoe Mitchell, Leroy Jenkins, Dr. Salim Washington, Douglas Ewart, Dr. Morris Lawrence, James Carter, Rod Hicks, Malachi Favors, Donald Washington, Fred Anderson, Don Moye, Faruq Z. Bey, Allan Barnes, Rafael Garrett, Edward Wilkerson, Harrison Bankhead and many others. Nominated “Outstanding Jazz Pianist” in the Detroit Metro Music awards, Kenneth was a founding member of the Creative Arts Collective. He now serves as the principal composer for the visual and ethereal Vizitors. In addition, he continues as executive and artistic director for the Cosmic Music Community. A regional collective of Afro Futurist Jazz musicians, whose focus and directive moves past that of entertainment to a mission of nourishment. Presenting resonant frequencies and vibratory rates conducive for sustaining life, healing, well-being and respect for all species. “To musically provide an engagement in the principles of community restoration, self-worth, healthy living and unity, is the objective of The Cosmic Music Community. Utilizing this high gift of music for effective and excellent living” states Green.