We have the perfect Thursday night plans for you... A free lecture with jazz innovator Jason Moran.
Local musician James Everest (Vicious Vicious, Roma di Luna) interviews Jason Moran at the Walker Art Center about his successful career in a program that includes live demonstrations, video, and questions from the audience. Get your free tickets at the Walker Hennepin Lobby Desk. More info here.
On Saturday night, Jason takes the McGuire Stage (at the Walker Art Center) with the Big Bandwagon for a multimedia performance of In My Mind: Monk at Town Hall 1959 which The New York Times hails as a "stunning project" and Rolling Stone cites Jason as "the most provocative thinker in current jazz." Hint: Hurry up and get your tickets now! Shows are at 7 & 9:30pm, tickets are $35, $10 for U of M students (limited supply).