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Barbican Centre

October 2018

Jason Moran: The Harlem Hellfighters

October 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Composer, pianist and visual artist Jason Moran celebrates and reflects on the legacy of James Reese Europe, the iconic figure in the evolution of African-American music who introduced war-torn France to the sound of Jazz in the closing years of WWI.  Members of Moran's long-established trio, The Bandwagon, alongside a group of brass and wind players drawn from today's richly talented new generation of British musicians will perform new music by Jason Moran, reimagining James Reese Europe's original music. The…

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