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Vision festival celebrates Andrew Cyrille's lifetime of achievement

The 24th edition also features William Parker, Matthew Shipp, Peter Brötzmann, and more

Arts For Art presents Vision Festival 24 from 11–16 June at Roulette in Brooklyn. Running since 1996, the annual festival showcases free jazz, improvised music, dance, poetry and art. This year the opening night is devoted to Andrew Cyrille in celebration of his lifetime of achievement, and on 13 June the festival celebrates the work of sculptor Alain Kirili.

The line-up also includes Alto Gladness, Alvin Fielder Tribute Band, Darius Jones Quintet, Dianne McIntyre, Heroes Are Gang Leaders, Jason Kao Hwang Human Rites Trio, Kidd Jordan, Lebroba Trio, Matthew Shipp & William Parker, Milford Graves, Patricia Nicholson, Val Jeanty & Cooper-Moore, Peter Brötzmann and others.

Meanwhile, on 9 June Vision Film will be screening Big Fire and Kinetic Colors by Stefan Roloff, and Milford Graves Full Mantis by Jake Meginsky and Neil Young.

More information and tickets can be found online.