Brilliant Corners

This free concert presented emerging, mid-career, and legacy Jazz artists that represented revolutionary talent and artistry. In the tradition of the Free Form jazz movement we were interested in ways that artists were challenging the boundaries of their practice and the jazz genre by interrogating conventions in areas such as collaboration, harmonic structures, experimental improvisation, interdisciplinary work, and instrumentation. Past artists have included Billy Bang, Olu Dara, Melvin Gibbs, Alice Smith, Jose James,  Gregory Porter, Emily King, and Christian Scott.


The Brilliant Corners Concerts are a part of the Weeksville Lost Jazz Shrines Project, funded by American Express.