THE UNDER_LINE SALON
March 16 at 7pm
HONORING : Cooper-Moore
LifeTime Achievement at VISION 22
Cooper-Moore Performs Solo
& shares stories with William Parker
Thursday, March 16, 7 pm
David Gage String Instruments
36 Walker St, 10013, NYC
Minimum donation: $25
Please RSVP to ensure admission!
Enjoy Music, Conversation, Food & Wine
Born in segregated Virginia, Cooper-Moore came of age as a musician and active member of the civil rights and peace movements. He became a pivotal member of the Free Jazz movement beginning with his tenure with David S. Ware in the 70s as part of the Jazz Loft at 501 Canal Street. Cooper-Moore's primary instrument is the piano, but he has become well known for the many instruments he has designed and built. He is an important educator, inspiring generations of young artists through Head Start and other music programs around the world.