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Studio Artist Spotlight: Jamal R. Moore

On Thursday, September 23, 5PM - 9PM, Le Mondo will be opening its doors for the free, neighborhood-wide Bromo Arts Walk.

As you explore our arts district, you can stop in, check out some art, and grab a drink at our bar. Six of our resident studio artists will be present and sharing their work in the space. You will also be able to contribute to "The Collection Center", an interactive installation in conjunction with the upcoming October edition of our In Plain Sight(site) performance series.

We're spotlighting some of our resident studio artists you'll see during the night.

Meet Jamal R. Moore

“As musicians we are healers of humanity and have a responsibility to cleanse dis-ease through positive tones, frequencies and vibrations. Music is the nucleus and universal language of the oversoul, mind, body and spirit.”

Jamal R. Moore is a native of Baltimore Maryland whom is a multi-instrumentalist, composer/performer and educator.

His background include California Institute of The Arts (M.F.A. 2012), Berklee College of Music (B.M 2005), Eubie Blake Jazz Orchestra (2000) under the direction of Christopher Calloway Brooks, and historically acclaimed Frederick Douglass Sr. High whom notable alumni include Thurgood Marshall, Cab Calloway, and Ethel Ennis.

Some notable luminaries Jamal has worked and recorded with are Wadada Leo Smith, Roscoe Mitchell, Nicole Mitchell, Archie Shepp, David Ornette Cherry, Tomeka Reid, Dr. Bill Cole, DJ Lou Gorbea, George Duke, Sheila E, David Murray, JD Parran, Ras Moshe, Hprizm, (Antipop Consortium) Tatsua Nakatani, Hamid Drake and the late Yahyah Abdul Majid (Sun Ra Arkestra).

He is an affiliate of The Pan African Peoples Arkestra of the late Horace Tapscott, Black Praxis of David Boykin, member of Konjur Collective, and co-creator of Ancestral Duo with Luke Stewart.

Jamal currently leads his own groups, Akebulan Arkestra, Napata Strings, Black Elements Quartet, Organix Trio, and Mojuba Duo.


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