Here’s an example of making the art-politics connection from bassist/composer Russell Branca. Below is a description of the project’s next event:
JAZZ MEANS PEACE - A weekly jazz series dedicated to building a permanent alternative peace culture by supporting Peace Organizations and celebrating America’s unique classical musical art form JAZZ.
Tuesday June 19th, Jazz & Poetry
poet Eliot Katz accompanied by:
Jay Elfenbein - viola da gamba
Russell Branca - bass
Mike Pinto - vibes
Diego Voglino - drums
The June 19th event is a benefit for the War Resisters League
Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery@ Bleeker St.
$8 cover + 1 drink minimum
The Jazz Means Peace series is being organized by Russell Branca.