Wattstax: Revisited | LA June 20th, 2015

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Produced by Dexter StoryJonathan Rudnick and Rocío Contreras
(producers of Minnie Riperton, People Get Ready, Nina Simone and
Gil Scott-Heron tributes)

Music Director: Dexter Story | Vocalists: Jimetta Rose, Nia Andrews, Anderson .Paak, N’Dambi, John Bigham, Godfrey at Large, Loren Oden, Fanny Franklin, Kadhja Bonet​ and Chris Pierce | Percussion: Allakoi Peete | Drums: Ronald Bruner | Bass: Brandon Eugene Owens | Guitar: John Bigham | Keys: Brandon Coleman | Hammond B3 Organ: Kenneth Crouch | Tenor Saxophone: Kamasi Washington | Trombone: Elizabeth Lea | Trumpet: Christopher Gray | Flute/Bass Clarinet: Tracy Wannamae | Visuals: Steve Nalepa | MC: Jimetta Rose | Music Consultant & Honoree: Mr. Reggie Andrews

Taking place on the 50th Anniversary of the historic South Central protest events which inspired the original festival, WATTSTAX ‘REVISITED’ revives the funk, soul, dancing, and comedic fun of the 1972 concert and 1973 documentary with a signature array of dynamic performers, musicians, striking visuals and very special guests!

Saturday, June 20, 2015 / 8pm / Free

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Grand Performances / California Plaza
350 S Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90071

grandperformances.org

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