BILLY CHILDS Prophecy feat. PAUL CALDERON Spoken-Word · DwighTrible Presents: @ STAGE (X2 Nites) Fri., 30th / Sat., 31st 9PM

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director, The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery non-profit 501(c)(3) 

......Incl. Master of Ceremony - Jeffrey Winston, Jazz philanthropic-herstorian or "The Big Voice" of Matt Gibson @ no extra charge ¿TBD? 

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Share a unique evening of Jazz-Funk Fusion & Spoken Word w/ Prophecy - BC

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Personnel: 

Billy Childs - Fender Rhodes, keys
Paul Calderon - poet
Ben Shepherd - electric bass
Donald Barrett - drum set
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About the band:

 With the collaboration of pianist-composer and four-time Grammy Award-winner Billy Childs, poet Paul Calderon, bassist Ben Shepherd, and drummer Donald Barrett, PROPHECY transcends the words and music tradition of the Last Poets, Gil Scott-Heron, the Watts Prophets and others. With Billy Childs on electric piano and synthesizer, PROPHECY frames Calderon's insightful, socially conscious verse and is an innovative mixture of theater, (J)azz-funk, and fusion. - BC

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 Billy Childs and I are bringing it home. The World Stage is where I cut my poetry chops. There are word giants there who were willing to call out the clichés and other bullshit lines and ideas in my early work. Kamou, Datcher Datcher, V Kali, Ruth FormanPeter J. Harris, Inyesha, Ojenke, Priestly were just some of the major influences in my growth. I'm gratefully for them all. "High on the vine." - PC

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Eventbrite: Advance Tix (highly recommended)

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The 'new' World STAGE

4321 Degnan Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90008 [map| (323) 293-2451 | lightsound@theworldstage.org

Located in Leimert Park Village, entrance & public parking in rear of building 

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Comment by DojO- on March 31, 2018 at 2:38pm
"Great music speaks for itself." - Bennie Maupin (in-attendance 1st night)
"sounds like an amazing event." - Rex Butters, music review writer & poet 
"Serious sounds in here" - Trudi T., STAGE Assistant, PR Team Member & daughter of "The Monster Bassist"
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Comment by DojO- on March 29, 2018 at 8:41am
LA Jazz Quick Calendar
Friday 3/30
9:00PM – Billy Childs' Prophecy – The World Stage – South L.A.
Saturday 3/31
9:00PM – Billy Childs' Prophecy – The World Stage – South L.A.
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