Pardon Our Analysis: Gathering for Gil Scott-Heron
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space
The Black Rock Coalition Orchestra explores the range and power of self-styled renaissance man, the late Gil Scott-Heron. An all-star cast will tour the complexities of the noted poet, author, musician, composer, orator, social critic, activist, humorist and humanitarian. Performers will include Vernon Reid, Nona Hendryx, Abiodun Oyewole of The Last Poets, Sandra St. Victor & V. Jeffrey Smith of The Family Stand, Roger Guenveur Smith, Carl Hancock-Rux, Martha Redbone, Felipe Luciano, Alkebulan, Duriel E. Harris, Gordon Voidwell, KimberlyNichole, R. Dwanye Betts, Hanifah Walidah, LaFrae Sci, Aaron Whitby, Booker King, Val-Inc, Ben Tyree, Lisette Santiago, and Dave Smoota (TV On The Radio). Video art will be provided by Michael P. Britto, Zach Fabri and Aichlee Bushnell.
Extra Special Guest: Long time Gil Scott-Heron musical partner Brian Jackson
**Pardon Our Analysis: Black Rock Coalition Orchestra Gathers for Gil Scott-Heron** is produced in cooperation with the Estate of Gil Scott-Heron