Enjoy a night of Jazz like no other in a live sound and dance filled performance inspired by the life and music of Jazz vocalist, composer, and civil rights activist Abbey Lincoln. Featuring vocalist Anqwenique Wingfield and musicians Ben Barson, Ben Opie, Paul Thompson, and Elisa Kohanski. Integrated into this immersive musical experience is a moving, contemporary dance performance by STAYCEE PEARL dance project created to actively express the evolution of culture through the performing arts. Also featuring The Legacy Arts Project dancers and collaborating artists Idia'Dega, Atticus Adams, and Scott Nelson.
ABBEY: In the Red is made possible by The Programming Fund for the August Wilson Center for African American Culture, The Opportunity Fund, The Pittsburgh Foundation, and The Heinz Endowments Small Arts Initiative.