Sunset Wednesdays Outdoor Music: Lyndon Achee Quintet
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
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A Brooklyn-based steel pan artist/composer/performer/educator, Lyndon Achee collaborates often with Oliver Lake, Bobby Sanabria, Eli Fountain and Anthony Braxton, among others. He has been a band member for five albums with Oliver Lake’s ensemble. Achee is the musical director of Village Drums of Freedom and Calendula, an NYC-based world music/jazz band. Recent appearances include those at NJPAC and the Paramount Theater. He earned a BFA at the New School Jazz Program.
At Wave Hill, he offers original tunes, “African Flower” by Duke Ellington, “Little Sunflower,” “Black Narcissus” and “Hibiscus,” with band members Adam Kliple, keyboards; Pheeroan Aklaff, drums; David Achee, percussion; Hilliard Greene, bass; and special guest Nick Semenykhin, guitar.
Free with admission to the grounds.