VISION FESTIVALThe 22nd Annual Vision Festival presents the world’s premier talents in Free Jazz music, dance, poetry, and visual art. Arts for Art is proud to honor multi-instrumentalist Cooper-Moore with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his uncompromising artistic vision over the past four decades.

Date: May 29 – June 3
Venue: Judson Memorial Church – New York City (55 Washington Sq S, New York, New York 10012
Buy tickets here: http://vision22.brownpapertickets.com/

Full schedule available at: www.artsforart.org/vf22

Monday May 29

The festival kicks off with an evening of social-political and music films at Anthology Film Archives, followed by 6 nights of music, dance, poetry, visual art, and community at Judson Memorial Church.

Tuesday May 30

Yoshiko Chuma’s School of Hard Knocks / Three Stories
Jazz & Poetry Choir Collective / Tomas Fujiwara Double Trio
Trio 3 – Oliver Lake, Andrew Cyrille, Reggie Workman

Wednesday May 31

Visionary Youth Orchestra directed by Jeff Lederer, Jessica Jones
Whit Dickey/Mat Maneri/MatthewShipp
K.J. Holmes/Jeremy Carlstedt / Jason Kao Hwang’s Burning Bridge
Tracie Morris & Marvin Sewell / Charles Gayle Trio w/
William Parker, Michael TA Thompson

Thursday June 1

9 to 5: Conference at Columbia University: the Sound of Resistance

Odean Pope Saxophone Choir / Djassi DaCosta Johnson/Shayna Dulberger / Darius Jones & Farmers by Nature /
Jesus Papoleto Melendez / Artifacts Trio – Tomeka Reid, Nicole Mitchell, Mike Reed

After party – midnight Nublu – Aruan Ortiz / Darius Jones

Friday June 2

Chicago Plan / Joe McPhee’s The Dream Book / Fred Moten
Dave Burrell Quartet w/ Kidd Jordan, William Parker,
William Hooker / BassDrumBone

After party – midnight Nublu – Fay Victor / Joe Morris / Reggie Nicholson

Saturday June 3

Positive Knowledge w/ Andrew Cyrille / Tony Malaby/Mat Maneri/ Daniel Levin / Ivo Perelman Quartet w/ Matthew Shipp, Michael Bisio, Whit Dickey / David Murray Trio w/ Kahil El’Zabar
Gerry Eastman
Songs for a Free World
Compositions by Oliver Lake & William Parker
Directed by Patricia Nicholson

After party – midnight Nublu – Heroes are Gang Leaders