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Maya Lee / Fay Victor / William Hill III / sounds by Zaccheus Paul
Maya Lee / Fay Victor / William Hill III / sounds by Zaccheus Paul

Thu, Apr 25

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Ki Smith Gallery

Maya Lee / Fay Victor / William Hill III / sounds by Zaccheus Paul

still/moving.co presents: Maya Lee / Fay Victor / William Hill III / sounds by Zaccheus Paul at Ki Smith Gallery.

Time & Location

Apr 25, 2024, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Ki Smith Gallery, 170 Forsyth St, New York, NY 10002, USA

About the event

Maya Lee

Maya Lee is a Brooklyn born and based vocalist who primarily roots her practice in her spirituality, letting her music act as a form of release and personal expression before a performative act. One of her goals inside of her practice is to recognize, access and release through source. This is something she is always trying to develop and learn from both individually and through collaborations.

Fay Victor

Brooklyn, NY based sound artist/composer Fay Victor hones a unique vision for the vocal role in jazz and improvised music regarding repertoire, improvisation and composition. Victor has an ‘everything is everything’ aesthetic, using the freedom in the moment to inform the appropriate musical response, viewing the vocal instrument as full of possibilities for sound exploration, a through-line for direct messages in an improvising context. Victor embraces all of these ideas in real time and on Victor’s 11 critically acclaimed albums as a leader one can hear the evolution of this expansive expression. Victor’s work has been featured in media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, Rolling Stone Magazine & The Huffington Post; Victor’s performed with luminaries such as William Parker, Roswell Rudd, Dr. Randy Weston, Nicole Mitchell, Misha Mengelberg, Myra Melford, Archie Shepp, Marc Ribot & Tyshawn Sorey to name but a few; Performance highlights include The Museum of Modern Art & The Whitney Museum of American Art (NYC), The Hammer Museum (LA), The Kolner Philharmonie (Germany), De Young Museum (SF), Symphony Space (NY), The Earshot Jazz Festival (Seattle), The Winter Jazz Festival (NYC) and the Bimhuis (Netherlands).

William Hill III

William Hill III is a pianist, composer, arranger, and bandleader from Detroit, Michigan. Hill is a graduate of the Detroit School of Arts, and is currently undergoing his bachelorette education at the prestigious Manhattan School of Music. Hill has had the opportunity to be a member and participant on the Detroit Symphony’s Civic Youth Jazz program, Jazz House Kids, Jr. Jazz Academy at Lincoln Center, Keep an Eye Summer Jazz Workshop located in Amsterdam, and many more. Hill is honored to receive awards from programs such as the National YoungArts Foundation, a multi-year winner in the instrumental contemporary category for the NAACP ACT-SO National Competition, and the West Virginia University International Jazz Piano Compettition. Musicians Hill has worked alongside and have been mentored by Buster Williams, Marc Cary, Joe Farnsworth, Aaron Parks, Ari Hoenig, Wynton Marsalis, Christian McBride, and many more. Hill’s passion in life as a musician is to spread joy to everyone around the world with the music that he produces.

Zacchae’us Paul

Zacchae’us Paul is a young multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter of the highest caliber. His music is a kaleidoscope of styles and sounds that enriches the soul and nourishes the mind. Rooted in the vibrant city of Atlanta, GA, his inspired music delves deep into the very fabric of society, tackling pressing issues such as reparations for historical injustices and the empowering love and spirituality embodied by black women.

Like a harmonious symphony, Paul’s music weaves together the diverse threads of jazz music, seamlessly blending different styles and showcasing the captivating clash and interplay between them. It serves as a testament to the power of music created specifically for local neighborhoods and communities, a soundtrack that reverberates through the very streets it was born in. As part of a new wave of jazz artists pushing the boundaries of the genre, Paul is making his mark on the music industry. His label debut, executive produced by NEA Jazz Master Terri Lyne Carrington and featuring guest artists like Melanie Charles, Henry Cole, Gregorie Maret, donSMITH, Cisco Swank and Candid label mates Morgan Guerin and Milena Casado will be out in 2024.

Tickets

  • Ticket

    $25.00
    +$0.63 service fee

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