Brava! for Women and the Arts and Lisa Mezzacappa present GLORIOUS RAVAGE
A Panoramic Free Jazz Song Cycle inspired by Victorian lady adventurers
Thursday, October 1 & Friday, October 2
Follow the production's progress on Glorious Ravage Blog!
Bassist and composer Lisa Mezzacappa, has been called “one of the most imaginative figures on the Bay Area creative jazz scene” (San Jose Mercury News). She will present the Bay Area premiere of her expansive new work Glorious Ravage, a multi-media song cycle for a large ensemble of virtuoso California improvisers at Brava Theater in October.
New film, video and animation by:
Janis Crystal Lipzin / Alfonso Alvarez / Kathleen Quillian / Konrad Steiner
Song Cycle performed by
Lisa Mezzacappa’s GRAPEVINE ENSEMBLE
Fay Victor, voice
Dina Maccabee, viola
Nicole Mitchell, Vinny Golia, Cory Wright, Kyle Bruckmann, winds
Darren Johnston, Michael Dessen, brass
Myra Melford, piano / John Finkbeiner, guitar
Mark Dresser, Lisa Mezzacappa, bass
Jordan Glenn, Kjell Nordeson, percussion
Tim Perkis, live electronics
Supported by the MAP Fund, the Zellerbach Family Foundation and the Headlands Center for the Arts.