This inaugural three-day festival salutes Queens native son Milford Graves, a pioneer in avant-garde free jazz: The documentary Milford Graves: Full Mantis screens July 12, followed by a tribute performance from Tyshawn Sorey and Jason Moran. Graves himself plays JPAC’s front lawn on July 13, joined by Don Byron and Alchemy Sound Project. Jonathan Finlayson, Simona Premazzi, Giveton Gelin, Napoleon Revels-Bey and Camille Thurman are among those performing gratis throughout the weekend.
Jul 12 — Jul 14, 2019
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