ds4si.com Dudley Neighborhood Inc. Community Building
572 Columbia Road
Dorchester, MA 02125
This concert is part of a series made possible by Design Studio for Social intervention (ds4si.com).This is also part of an initiative called "Destination Upham's". All concerts will take place at The Dudley Neighborhood,Inc.Community Building,572 Columbia Road,Dorchester,MA. This is the final concert in a four part series.
Pianist JOHN KORDALEWSKI is best known as the leader and arranger for the Makanda Project, a thirteen-piece group playing previously unrecorded compositions by Makanda Ken McIntyre and featuring several of Boston and New York’s leading jazz musicians. He has worked with such notable jazz musicians as Carl Grubbs, Makanda Ken McIntyre, Oliver Lake, Andy McGhee, Webster Young, Craig Harris, Ricky Ford, Odean Pope, Billy Hart, Julius Hemphill, Cab Calloway, and Charlie Rouse. For many years he also led a trio featuring legendary Boston drummer Bobby Ward. In the 1990s he was a core member of saxophonist Salim Washington’s 9-piece Roxbury Blues Aesthetic, which occupied a unique niche in the Boston jazz scene. He has performed in Julius Hemphill’s saxophone opera “Long Tongues” and directed performances of Duke Ellington’s Sacred Music. He has also participated in numerous community-based jazz education projects and led clinics at several colleges and universities, most recently a residency at the University of KwaZulu Natal in Durban, South Africa. In 2015 he received Madison Park Development Corporation’s Community Catalyst Award for his work as a performer and organizer in Roxbury MA.
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