Legendary AACM Musician Kahil El’Zabar & Filmmaker Dwayne Johnson-Cochran, whose film Be Known premieres in Chicago this week.
12:30-1:30 PM Tuesday, January 28, 2015
Co-Sponsored by the UIC School of Art & Art History (artandarthistory.uic.edu.org), UIC Social Justice Initiative, The Public Square at the Illinois Humanities Council, UIC African American Cultural Center
Free Soup and Bread and even more Free Dialogue and Music!
Kahil El’Zabar is a jazz multi-instrumentalist, percussionist and composer. He joined the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) in the early 1970s, and became its chairman in 1975. During the 1970s, he formed the musical groups Ritual Trio and the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble, both of which remain active. Musicians with whom Kahil EL’Zabar has collaborated include Dizzie Gillespie, Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone and Cannonball Adderley.