Giant Step is proud to announce a very special evening celebrating the life, times and career of the late great soul and jazz poet Gil Scott-Heron. The self proclaimed "Bluesologist" is revered as one of hip-hop & neo-soul's founding forefathers. It will be an exploration of his soul, vitality, power, humor, social activism, humanity and dynamic messages through an enthralling musical, visual and interactive arts journey.
The event is scheduled to take place Friday, July 20th, at Grand Performances in Los Angeles. It features today's most talented writers, poets, vocalists and musicians including Mark de Clive-Lowe. Bobbito (aka Kool Bob Love) and Rich Medina. The event also features very special appearances by Mr. Scott-Heron's daughter, Gia, and his legendary musically collaborative partner, Brian Jackson.
The event is produced by Jonathan Rudnick, co-founder of Giant Step, and one of the creative minds behind exciting projects like SCORED music in film; theLIFT and NOISE POP Culture Club - stay tuned for updates as the Revolution is Re:Revolutionized.
Also supported by: KPFK 90.7 FM / FUSICOLOGY / LA CANVAS / HVW8 /
Free with RSVP on Facebook