Exceptional Black Muses: A Musical Journey
Noyes Cultural Arts Center
927 Noyes St.
Evanston, IL 60201
Noyes Cultural Arts Center
927 Noyes St.
Evanston, IL 60201
Music
Runs Aug 20Aug 21, 2022

This exceptional musical journey celebrates the amazing artistic accomplishments and contributions of Black female jazz musicians, composers, and bandleaders from the early 20th century to present day. An all-Black women string quintet, led by celebrated musicians Jordyn Davis and Natalie Frakes, along with spoken word artist Darlin Mikki and several guest musical artists, will make this a memorable experience for the entire family.

Musicians:
Multi-instrumentalist Jordyn Davis, violinist Natalie Frakes, cellist Kailie Holliday, violinist Caitlin Edwards, and violist Michelle Manson. Also performing are pianist Anaiet Soul, trumpeter Devine Wade, and vocalists Quiana McNary-Licorish and Sean Blake.

Spoken word:
Darlin’ Mikki

Artistic Director:
Tim Rhoze

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