Freestyle Love Supreme is a stage show like no other. Five performers take the crowd on a non-stop, hip-hop improv ride, spinning cues from the audience into instantaneous riffs and fully realized musical numbers. This benefit show has a number of sponsorship tiers that include different things.
Celisse Henderson is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, performer and spoken word artist. Her deep and varied career has seen her on stage, from the recent revival of Godspell at Circle in the Square Theater and the Broadway national tour of Wicked to Bridget Everett’s Rock Bottom at The Public Theater.
An intimate voice full of valiant whims, Alina Engibaryan is a novel vocalist within a modern improvisational tradition. The Russian-born vocalist has passionately developed a sensibility that enables her to communicate emotions instantly to the audience and her fellow musicians. Complimentary beer and wine will be served at this show.
From the official site: “Mireya Ramos – violinist, vocalist, composer and arranger – is of Dominican and Mexican descent and was raised in Puerto Rico. She embodies all of her musical influences, from mariachi to salsa, from jazz to hip-hop, always creating a warm and refreshing new sound”. Complimentary wine will be served at this performance.
From the official site: “Join Nation Beat for an evening of new music, visual storytelling and special guests! An evening where brass band and percussion explode in a jazz-infused, funkified New Orleans-meets-Brazil carnival sound! Scott Kettner and Nation Beat will premiere a new collaboration with visual artist Jonathan Checler and sound designer Alan “Illchemist” Friedman integrating a stunning interactive visual aspect to their performance.”