Raphael Xavier : The Musician & The Mover

 

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The Musician & The Mover

 

“…Xavier captivated his audience with the impassioned lyrical delivery of a hip-hop artist.” The Broad Street Review 

Raphael Xavier (pronounced ZAH-vee-ay) is a mover who for the past 20+ years has explored Breaking as social, physical and mental “movement.” Utilizing Jazz as a backdrop, XAVIER’S: The Musician & The Mover features 4 seasoned Jazz musicians and 3 movers, highlighting the traditions of freestyle and improvisation of both forms: Breaking and Jazz.

A transcendent mix of poetry, precision and spontaneity, The Musician & The Mover features dancers Martha Bernabel, Josh Culbreath, and Raphael Xavier, with music by Sumi Tonooka (piano), Richard Hill (bass), Kimpedro Rodriguez (drums), Bobby Zankel (saxophone).

Fri, Mar 4 Stay Late Conversation moderated by Bill T. Jones


The Live Feed Residency program is supported in part by Rockefeller Brothers Fund and Partners for
New Performance.

About the Artist:
 
Raphael Xavier