BACHBOOMBOX

Live at Boom Concepts, Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 7:00pm

Groove Aesthetic: BACHBOOMBOX
Featuring Shad Ali; Langston Kelly, Human DJ; Joy KMT; Rachel Smith, cello; and more. Hosted by Magic Organs, the visual art duo D.S. Kinsel and Julie Mallis. Special guest Anqwenique Wingfield.

BACHBOOMBOX is an interactive performance exploring musical and cultural relationships between classical music and hip-hop. Melodies and themes from Bach's cello suites, passions, and more are intricately woven into classic hip-hop beats embellished by conscious rhymes, soulful singing, spoken word, and more.

Seating is limited! Pay what you wish! $10 suggested. Tickets required. Purchase in advance from Chamber Music Pittsburgh either online or by phone at 412-624-4129. Any remaining general admission tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis at the door on the night of the event. Subject to availability. Doors and box office open at 6:30.

About The Artist: 

The Groove Aesthetic is a collective of talented artists and musicians of various disciplines and genres founded by classically trained lyric soprano and jazz vocalist Anqwenique Wingfield. The purpose of this collective is to create performances that are multifaceted, thought-provoking and soulful through the collaboration of classical music, jazz, poetry, and dance. This artist collective represents an opportunity for creative minds to showcase their versatility and challenge the senses of the audience.

Joy KMT works from the possibility of the personal to be collectively transformational, blending the magical with the reality of living at the crossroads of multiplicities. She is the producer of Her Voice: The Stories, Tales and Myths of Women of Color which premiered in the Sunstar Music Festival and Testify: A Black Womanhood Series. She is self-taught&queer&black&femme&hood&poet&mother&lover&.

Magic Organs is a collaborative cartel founded in 2011 through the practice of D.S. Kinsel and Julie Mallis. The medium of this practice is based on their relationship as expressed through zines, painting, social media, curating, shared studio practice, artist mentorship, youth workshops, university lectures, professional development, community organizing and happenings events.