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Ruth Naomi Floyd, Charles Lattimore Howard, and other collaborators pictured Ruth Naomi Floyd, Charles Lattimore Howard, and other collaborators pictured Ruth Naomi Floyd, Charles Lattimore Howard, and other collaborators pictured

Kimmel Center Presents

Ruth Naomi Floyd & Charles Lattimore Howard Residency World Premiere

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2019/20 JAZZ RESIDENCY

As part of the Kimmel Center’s Jazz Residency program, we welcome you to get a glimpse into the creative process before it’s presented as a world premiere on the Kimmel Center stage. Pick a show, BYOB, and join us in the resident’s journey of developing new works of jazz!

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE JAZZ RESIDENCY PROGRAM

Overview

The world premiere performance is the grand finale of the jazz residency program when the artist presets their new project to the audience. This is a special BYOB performance.

Jazz has a long history as a catalyst for social change. Ruth Naomi Floyd (Vocalist & Composer) and Charles "Chaz" Lattimore Howard (Poet & Lyricist) continue in that tradition as their jazz residency project holds a mirror to the issue of homelessness in Philadelphia. Through music, lyric, and spoken word, the pair, along with their collaborators, are asking questions, opening a dialogue, and creating a body of work that allows these individuals to truly be seen.

SEI Innovation Studio - BYOB logo*These are designated BYO performances. Acceptable forms of BYO are 6-pack of beer and/or 750ml bottles of wine only; no liquor or open containers are permitted. Limit of one (1) 750ml bottle of wine OR one (1) six-pack of beer per two guests. Corkscrews and rolling coolers are not permitted. Ice, cups and corking service available at venue at no cost. All BYO Night guests are subject to lawful ID checks and bag checks at the manager’s discretion.

SEI Innovation Studio

Inside the Kimmel Center

2 levels below ground floor

300 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102

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