Music Faculty Member Milford Graves to Perform at Benefit Concert for Japan

Mar 18, 2011
Music faculty member and jazz percussionist Milford Graves will perform at a benefit concert for Japan on Friday, April 8, at the Abrons Art Center in Manhattan's Lower East Side. Graves will join an esteemed lineup that includes Thurston Moore, Elliott Sharp, and Matthew Shipp, among other renowned performers.

The event is one of three benefit concerts organized by composer and producer John Zorn to support those affected by the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan. The other concerts will feature performances by Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon, Sonic Youth, Lou Reed, Philip Glass, and Laurie Anderson, among others. All proceeds will benefit the Japan Society's Earthquake Relief Fund.

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