Drummer Ronnie Burrage - Artist In Residence - Master Class - Performances
Holographic Principle is an international trio that also features Michal Wierba, pianist/keyboardist from Krakow, Poland and Nimrod Speaks bassist from Philadelphia, PA.
The "Artist in Residence" program consists of a concert performance on Friday (Feb. 2nd) and a culminating concert on Sunday (Feb. 4th) from 7-10pm. Also taking place on Sunday (Feb. 4th) from 3-5pm is a workshop focusing on music from the Civil Rights Movement and Beyond, including poetry and literature from African American poets and scholars.
Tickets can be purchased as a $30 package for all events (two concerts and the workshop). Separately, each concert is $15 and the workshop is $5. Tickets can be purchased in advance at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ronnie-burrage-holographic-principle-artists-in-residence-concerts-workshop-tickets-42132478377
RoBurrage Productions & World Rhythm Academy presents, An Evening Celebrating the 45th Year of 'The Ethnic Heritage Ensemble'. The first 7 pm set features the "Ronnie Burrage Quartet" with Frank Lacy, Lonnie Plaxico & Davis Whitfield. The second set starts at 9:30 pm with headliner "Ethnic Heritage Ensemble". Tickets are $25 and can be purchased in advance at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrating-45-years-of-the-ethnic-heritage-ensemble-tickets-42139922643
W.E.B. Dubois Night Information
World Rhythm Academy, The Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College and the Former New York State Assemblyman, Roger Green, present...
An evening of revolutionary music, art, spoken word, dance and food in honor of W.E.B Dubois' birthday.
Quincy Troupe, poet and biographer of Miles Davis, the Jazz Musician
Keith Gilyard, poet, writer and professor of English and African American Literature
The Ronnie Burrage Group, with Frank Lacy, Kelvyn Bell, Lonnie Plaxico & Davis Whitfield - all of whom are international jazz, blues and funk musicians...and many other special guests!
It's going to be a fun-filled night of great jazz, funk and soul, passionate spoken-word and visual art and dancing!
$30 early bird special
$50 general admission
For online tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/web-dubois-night-tickets-42289307457
Artist, producer, composer, teacher
CEO World Rhythm University
Ronnie's latest recording "Heal" with 'Band Burrage' blends fusion, hard bop, rock and pop elements in a diverse, contemporary fashion. There are sections featuring unison playing and Afro-Latin rhythms, then periods with free, skittering passages as drummer/keyboardist Ronnie Burrage, EWI/saxophonist Rick Tate, guitarist Eric Slaughter, bassist Nimrod Speaks and vocalist Shenel Johns take turns offering frenetic, exuberant solos. Influenced by groups like Wayne Shorter, U.K., Milton Nascimento, Weather Report, Miles Davis, Radio Head, Kendrick Lamar, Yes, Tribe Called Quest, Funkadelics, Sly & The Family Stone, Alan Holdsworth, Stevie Wonder to name a few.
"I'm looking to reach as many people as possible from agents, to concert bookings, CD sales, most importantly international and national music festivals. This band live is super hot and needs to be touring all the time like it did in my younger days, " says Ronnie.
He has graced stages with the who's who of jazz such as Wayne Shorter, Sonny Rollins, Pat Metheny, Jaco Pastorius, Frank Morgan, Wallace Roney, Jackie & Rene McLean, James Moody, Gary Bartz, Archie Shepp, Reggie Workman, Joe Zawinul, Cedar Walton, Wood Shaw, McCoy Tyner, and Pepper Adams. Throughout his illustrious career he has been featured on over 100 recordings.