More than 50 jazz artists team up for Ukraine benefit concert in New York

Arts for Art, the non-profit organization that produces the annual Vision Festival, in association with the Clemente, Deep Tones for Peace and CenterPoint Arts, presents a five-hour benefit concert to raise funds for humanitarian relief in Ukrainian people following the February 24 Russian invasion. On Friday, March 18, from 6 to 11 p.m. at Clemente’s Flamboyan Theater—107 Suffolk St. (near Delancey) on Manhattan’s Lower East Side—more than 50 musicians, dancers, and poets will come together and express their solidarity through creativity.

The concert, titled “10,000 Tones for Peace”, will feature the Frank London Brass Band, Jason Kao Hwang leading his string ensemble, percussionist Dan Kurfirst performing a sonic mantra with audience participation and an assortment of solo, duo and trio sets. The confirmed lineup of artists includes:

Ahmad Abdullah
Akash Mittal
Adam Cain
Akua Dixon
Alexis Marcello
Andrea Wolper
Andrew Barcher
Angelique Sanchez
Arun Ramamurthy
Che Chen
Cooper Moore
JJ Jackson
Daro Behroozi
Demian Ricardson
Dick Griffin
Dimitri Ishenko
Ellen Christi
Eri Yamamoto
Fay Victor
gaby fluke-tycoon
Ingrid Laubrock
Janice Lowe
Joe Morris
John Blum
JD Parran
Juan Pablo Carletti
Karen Borca
Katie down
Keir Neuringer
Ken Filiano
Kirk Knuffke
Leonid Galaganov
Lisa Sokolov
Mara Rosenbloom
Mark dresser
Marty Ehrlich
Matthew Shipp
Melvin Gibbs
Michael Bisio
Michael Wimberly
Miriam Parker
Miya Masaoka
Monique Nri Abdullah
Ned Rothenberg
Newman Taylor-Baker
Nick Lyons
no land
Olive Lake
About Ka Davis
Patricia Nicholson
Raina Sokolov Gonzalez
Ras Moshe
Ratzo Harris
Robert Dick
Rosemarie Hertlein
Sana Nagano
Steve Houle
Tiffany Chang
Tom Rainy
Tracie Morris
Trina Basu
Warren Smith
William Parker
Yuko Fujiyama
more…

Tickets are available on Eventbrite; suggested donation is $25 via Eventbrite. All the money raised will be donated to support the work of Médecins Sans Frontières in Ukraine.

For more information, visit artsforart.org/advocacy.

Ada J. Kenney