Bringing The Burnt Sugar đŸ”„ to Carnegie Hall’s Afrofuturism Festival

Flyer for Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber’s April 3, 2022 performance at Carnegie Hall

Burnt Sugar is honored to be making our Carnegie Hall debut as a part of the inaugural Afrofuturism Festival.

This performance will be the culmination of a one-of-a-kind workshop for six rising musicians who will be featured alongside our ever-changing band that prides itself on “never playing anything the same way once.”

Sunday, April 3, 2022
7:30 PM Zankel Hall @ Carnegie Hall NYC
Seventh Avenue between 56th and 57th streets

Burnt Sugar Arkestra (Carnegie Hall Edition)

Shelley Nicole, Vocals, Percussion and Conduction
Lisala Beatty, Vocals 
Sequoyah Murray, Vocals 
Bruce Mack, Vocals and Synthesizer
Julia Kent, Cello 
JS Williams, Trumpet 
Lewis “Flip” Barnes, Trumpet
V. Jeffrey Smith, Saxophones
Avram Fefer, Saxophones
Dave “Smoota” Smith, Trombone
Leon Gruenbaum, Piano and Samchillian
Ben Tyree, Electric Guitar 
Keith Witty, Bass 
LaFrae Sci, Trap Drums, Electronics and Conduction
Marque Gilmore tha’ Inna‱Most, Trap Drums, Electronics and Conduction 
Jared Michael Nickerson, Electric Bass and Conduction
+ Special Guest

Workshop Participants

Lauren Hayes, Harp
Miss Olithea, Vocals
Julian Terrell Otis, Vocals
Jose F. Solares, Saxophones
Oliver Tuttle, Trombone