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A. Spencer Barefield

Guitarist/composer A. Spencer Barefield has received numerous grants for compositions from ArtServe Michigan-MCACA, Meet-the- Composer/NEA Commission USA, Lila Wallace/Reader’s Digest, National Endowment for the Arts, Michigan Council for Arts, Arts Midwest and others.

He has toured and recorded in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, extensively as a leader, soloist, and with Lester Bowie, Roscoe Mitchell, Oliver Lake, Andrew Cyrille, Richard Davis and others. Barefield’s recordings “Live Detroit” and “Xenogenesis 2000” (CAC label), and his Sound Aspects (Germany) releases “After the End” and “Live at Leverkusen” have received rave international reviews and honors, including best new release in Cadence Critics’ Poll, Jazz Times (guitar issue), Metro Times Music Awards and others.

He is the Artistic and Executive Director of the Creative Arts Collective (CAC), whose concerts at the Detroit Institute of Arts and elsewhere earned CAC the Michigan’s Governor’s Arts Award for excellence and international recognition for its innovative presentations

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Edgefest 2018: The Chicago Connection

Read "Edgefest 2018: The Chicago Connection" reviewed by Troy Dostert


Edgefest Ann Arbor, MI October 17-20, 2018 This year, Ann Arbor, Michigan's Edgefest Festival turned to Chicago for inspiration. An astonishing array of talented musicians, most with roots in Chicago's storied past or its vibrant present, made appearances at the Kerrytown Concert House for four days of exceptional music that could generally ...

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AACM Great Black Music Festival

Read "AACM Great Black Music Festival" reviewed by Kurt Gottschalk


Ars Nova Workshop's AACM: Great Black Music FestivalPhiladelphia, PA June 4-13, 2011 It's been a hot half decade for the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians. Nicole Mitchell's tenure as co-chair (with Ernest Dawkins) came at a time when her star as a flutist and bandleader was also rising. Co-founder Muhal Richard ...

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Soul Steppin' Through the Fabulous Ruins

Label: Unknown label
Released: 2004


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