Ampersand Concert: Boppin’ Mod Jazz with Earprint & Adam O’Farrill

The Ampersand Concert Series returns from hiatus on Saturday, May 12th!

Presenting Boppin’ Mod Jazz by

Earprint &
Adam O’Farrill

Saturday 5/12 // 7:30 Doors, 8PM Music (ends by 10pm)
$3 w/MIT ID // $5 General Admission
MIT ACT Cube // E15-001 (directions)
Presale tickets available // RSVP on Facebook

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Earprint is a four-part chordless creative collective with an aggressively melodic, shamelessly youthful approach to making music. A chordless quartet—free of the confines of piano or guitar—has a uniquely open, stripped-down sound, perhaps most often associated with Ornette Coleman’s quartets or the Gerry Mulligan/Chet Baker group of the early 1950s.
Listen. Watch.

Adam O’Farrill is a Brooklyn-bred trumpeter and a “rising star as a player and composer”. O’Farrill comes from a rich musical legacy of Afro-Cuban composers, Grammy winners, and pianists. He has performed with Mulatu Astatke, Vijay Iyer, Christian McBride, Samora Pinderhughes, Onyx Collective, and JIL.
Listen. Watch.

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The Ampersand Concert Series is hosted by WMBR 88.1FM and run entirely by volunteers. Artists are challenged to add visuals to their musical sets for a unique aural/visual experience. Huge thanks to the MIT Media Lab and MIT ACT for helping to make this event happen!

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