Dave Liebman & the Dudley House Jazz Bands
My friend Michael Heller, a great musician whom I met at the Harvard Music Department, led in 2011-2012 an exciting year with the Dudley House Jazz Band. I already told you about his 2010 project around Mary Lou Williams' music; he went further in 2011-12 when he invited Dave Liebman and Lewis Porter to perform with the band in Paine Hall.
Michael released videos of the concert. Here is a favorite, Hiroshima Memorial:
Creation lied at the core of this artistic project, with improvisation, creative arrangements, and the world première of a concerto for Dave Liebman and symphonic orchestra, composed by Lewis Porter in what we could call the Third Stream tradition of mixing genres.