THU FEB 16 2017
(7:00 PM DOORS)
Music for the Movement: A Fundraiser for Black Lives Matter Justice for Families
David Boykin Expanse
$10 advance/$15 at door All Ages
Music for the Movement: A Fundraiser for Black Lives Matter Justice for Families - proceeds benefit the families of victims of police violence
DAVID BOYKIN EXPANSE - experimental fusion of jazz, hip hop and soul music- jim baker keys, isaiah spencer drums, alex wing bass, david boykin, sax and vocalsDavid Boykin began studying music on the clarinet at the age of 21 in 1991 and first performed professionally in 1997. He has released 16 recordings as a leader; appeared as a featured guest on other prominent musician’s recordings, such as Nicole Mitchell, Chad Taylor, Josh Abrams, and Mike Reed; performed at major international jazz festivals and smaller jazz venues locally and globally; and founded Sonic Healing Ministries, which is an organization dedicated to the spiritual evolution of humanity through music.
Mother Nature is a fearless force made up of KLEVAH and T.R.U.T.H. The hiphop duo aims to empower young adults and youth by using culture and the elements to collaborate, heal and educate. The two emcees came together in the fall of 2015 and released their first project, Mother Nature EP in Spring 2016. After a year of making music, traveling and curating workshops, Mother Nature has brought their MVMNT to Chicago with intentions to spread peace, love and frequency raising barz.
The Chessmastaz are a Chicago based Hip Hop duo of emcees JahRA and Manu Wise. They have been working together for over 15 years, and have established themselves in the underground Hip Hop scene.