Greg “Ironman” Tate perpetuates the late Bruce Morris’s conduction techniques in Burnt Sugar’s score for African-American filmmaker Oscar Michaeaux’s 1925 silent film Body and Soul, wherein Paul Robeson plays the double role of a sham preacher and his inventor brother. Sugar’s little big band of a lineup blends voices (Carl Hancock Rux, Abby Dobson), electronics, guitar, and horns. Tate debuts his new song project Rebellum during at 10 p.m.
Thu., Feb. 28, 8 p.m., 2013
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on February 20, 2013