JazzAntiqua Dance & Music Ensemble Premieres BREATH / PART 2 - November 11

Love, The Blues, Freedom and Home are among the themes explored in performance of JazzAntiqua's signature blend of live jazz music, dance, spoken word and song.
LOS ANGELES - Oct. 24, 2017 - PRLog -- JazzAntiqua Dance & Music Ensemble returns to the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center with the second installment of a trilogy, BREATH / PART 2.  The performance layers dance, live jazz music and song, and spoken word by Peter J. Harris (2018 COLA Fellow, City of LA Department of Cultural Affairs), with the music of Gregory Porter, the Vijay Iyer Trio and St. Germain for an evening of masterful storytelling. BREATH / PART 2 continues JazzAntiqua's meditations on Love, The Blues, Freedom, and Home, as gateways to exploring universal themes that touch and intersect across humanity. Choreographed by founding artistic director Pat Taylor and special guests Cynthia Gutierrez-Garner and Chester A. Whitmore, with music direction by Aaron Provisor and Paul Legaspi, BREATH / PART 2 is performed by the 18-member ensemble of dancers, musicians, poets, and actor-singers.

Presented in association with Ebony Repertory Theatre and Dance@theHolden, BREATH / PART 2 premieres Saturday, November 11, 2016 - 8:00 p.m. at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center - 4718 West Washington Boulevard in Los Angeles. Tickets priced at $25 and $35 can be purchased online at http://www.ebonyrep.org. For more information, contact the theatre box office at (323) 964-9766 .

One of a few companies committed to the presentation of concert jazz dance, JazzAntiqua Dance & Music Ensemble was founded in 1993 to celebrate jazz as a vital thread in the cultural fabric of African American history and heritage, and a defining element of the American experience. Recent projects include: presentation of a one day jazz dance conference The Movement in the Music 2017 (Los Angeles, CA), Rhythmically Speaking Dance 2016 at The Southern Theatre (Minneapolis, MN), Black Choreographers Festival 2016 at the Odell Johnson Theatre - Laney College (Oakland, CA), and the 8th Annual Congresso Internacional de Jazz Dance (Brazil).

The company has performed at a number of distinguished venues, including: Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, Hollywood Bowl (Playboy Jazz Festival 2013, 2017), Ford Amphitheatre, Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Irvine Barclay Theatre, Lehman Performing Arts Center (New York, NY), California African American Museum, and Dance Mission Theatre (San Francisco, CA).

JazzAntiqua is the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions, including grants from California Arts Council, Doolittle Foundation, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, Frances E. Williams Artists' Grants, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions and Toyota, USA.

Visit us at: http://jazzantiqua.org.

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