Imani Winds


Imani Winds in Concert

OCT 3, 2023

$25 adult/$20 student

Schedule and Details

Oct 3, 20237:30 p.m.
Watson Hall
1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC


Universally hailed as one of the finest and most innovative wind quintets on the music scene today, Imani Winds presents a program that shows off their dynamic playing, adventurous programming, and commitment to presenting exciting new voices along with classical masters of the jazz world.

A special highlight will be Carlos Simon’s “Giants,” an homage to great women and men of color, like poet Maya Angelou, astronaut Ronald McNair, “Empress of the Blues” Bessie Smith, and iconic pianist Herbie Hancock. NPR said: “If it’s possible for a classically trained wind quintet to rock the house, Imani Winds blows the roof off.”

Program to Include:

  • Damien Geter “I Said What I Said”
  • Carlos Simon “Giants”
  • Paquito D'Rivera “Kites”
  • Wayne Shorter “Terra Incognita”
  • Andy Akiho “BeLoud, BeLoved, BeLonging”
  • Billy Taylor “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free” (arr. Mark Dover)

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