Pamela Z arrtangment of Lonely Woman on Bang On A Can’s Ornette Coleman Tribute

Sunday, May 1, 20227:30pm

30 Laffayette Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217-1486 map

Pamela Z’s arrangement of Ornette Coleman’s Lonely Woman will be performed by the Bang On A Can Orchestra as part of Bang On A Can LONG PLAY Festival at Brooklyn Academy of Music BAM at 7:30pm in Brooklyn, NY On Sunday night, May 1 at 7:30 in the BAM Opera House we present an epic re-imagining of Ornette Coleman’s revolutionary 1959 album, The Shape of Jazz to Come, performed by an all-new Bang on a Can Orchestra of classical and jazz luminaries and Denardo Coleman/Ornette Expressions featuring Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Jason Moran, Lee Odom, Wallace Roney Jr. and special guest James “Blood” Ulmer—conducted by Awadagin Pratt. Commissioned by Bang on a Can and BAM, six trailblazing composers from across the musical spectrum, and curated by Denardo Coleman himself—Nick Dunston, Craig Harris, Nicole Mitchell, Carman Moore, David Sanford, and Pamela Z—come together to arrange, magnify, and honor the six profound pieces on the album that established Coleman as one of America’s most important and visionary musicians.