- Show: December 5th, 2010 : Alice Coltrane Tribute
Sunday December 5th, 2010 : 7 PM -
@ Royce Hall : UCLA Live!
340 Royce Dr., Los Angeles, California 90095
$28/38/48 ($15 UCLA students)
Alice Coltrane Tribute featuring McCoy Tyner, Kyp Malone, Nels Cline, Han Bennink, Daniel Carter, Michael White & Leisei Chen, Radha Botofasina, Flying Lotus and special guests
A host of all-star musicians pay tribute to jazz legend Alice Coltrane at UCLA, the site of her historic 1976 recording Transfiguration. Led by Kyp Malone (TV on the Radio, Rain Machine) and co-curated by famed record producer Ian Brennan, the night will feature inspirational and improvisatory music with jazz keyboard legend and John Coltrane collaborator McCoy Tyner, guitarist Nels Cline (Wilco), acclaimed Dutch free-improvisation drummer Han Bennink, free jazz saxophone great Daniel Carter, jazz violin pioneer Michael White with vocalist Leisei Chen and harpist and vocalist Radha Botofasina--plus Alice Coltrane’s great-nephew and rising modern rock/electronic star Flying Lotus and others. Lineup subject to change. Lineup subject to change. Supported by the Ginny Mancini Endowment for Vocal Performance : Media Sponsor 89.3 KPCC
"One Rare Special Guests Appearance Michael & Leisei DUO"
Michael White's musical history with John & Alice Coltrane - In 1965, Michael White has appeared in San Francisco, as a special guest with The John Coltrane Quartet, McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Gallison, Elvin Jones, along with Wes Mongomery and Eric Dolphy. In 70' the Impulse! Recording Tours - the Michael White Quartet together with bands and groups of Alice Coltrane, Pharaoh Sanders, Archie Shepp, John Klemmer nationally and internationally at major colleges and festivals. In 1971, Michael credited in John Coltrane "Infinity" album as a violinist of the string section. in 1974, Michael joined the recording on Joe Henderson's album "Elements" with Alice Coltrane. Michael performed with Alice Coltrance, Tootie Heath, and others at one of the black community parks in Los Angeles in 80'.