Burnt Sugar The Arkestra Chamber (BRIC Jazz Festival Edition) Shelley Nicole – Vocals/Conduction ~ Bruce Mack – Vocals/Synthesizer/Conduction ~ Ms. Olithea – Vocals ~ Abby Dobson – Vocals ~ Lewis “Flip” Barnes – Trumpet ~ V. Jeffrey Smith – Soprano/Tenor Sax ~ Avram Fefer – Bari Sax ~ Dave “Smoota” Smith – Trombone ~ Leon “Misha” Gruenbaum – Electric Keys/Samchillian ~ Ben Tyree – Electric Guitar ~ Shawn Banks – Percussion ~ Chris Eddleton – Trap Drums ~ Jared Michael Nickerson – Electric “Bubble” Bass
Before and after BSAC’s set DJ Spinna will be throwing down on the ones and twos.
The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership is a not-for-profit local development corporation that serves as the primary champion for Downtown Brooklyn as a world-class business, cultural, educational, residential, and retail destination. Working together with the three Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) that it manages – the MetroTech BID, Fulton Mall Improvement Association, and Court-Livingston-Schermerhorn BID – the Partnership’s diverse activities include attracting new businesses and improving the environment for existing companies, facilitating the construction of public spaces and street scapes that promote an active and cohesive community, supporting and promoting Downtown Brooklyn’s cultural assets, and encouraging a sense of place and an engaged civic community. For more information, visit www.downtownbrooklyn.com.
At the corner of Flatbush and Lafayette, The Plaza at 300 Ashland is Downtown Brooklyn’s newest public space in the heart of the Brooklyn Cultural District. Managed, programmed and maintained by Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, the plaza hosts events as part of the Downtown Brooklyn Presents series, a calendar of programming including film screenings, concerts, theater performances, dance & fitness classes, readings, community gatherings, and more. These events are all free and open to the public, with the goal of serving the community, the Downtown Brooklyn neighborhood, and NYC’s cultural community at large.
Additional support for programming at the Plaza at 300 Ashland is provided by Two Trees Management Co. and Whole Foods Market.