Onyx Collective and Roy Nathanson | Jazz on a High Floor in the Afternoon

Curated by celebrated jazz pianist, composer, and visual artist Jason Moran and Whitney performance curator Adrienne Edwards, Jazz on a High Floor in the Afternoon is a series of live in-gallery performances presented over nine weekends. The series features cross-generational artists performing within Moran’s three mixed-media “set sculptures”—STAGED: Savoy Ballroom 1 (2015), STAGED: Three Deuces (2015), and STAGED: Slugs’ Saloon (2018). Each installation pays homage to an iconic New York jazz venue. 

For this performance, Onyx Collective performed live with saxophonist Roy Nathanson, activating a "set sculpture" by Jason Moran that pays homage to the iconic New York jazz venue Slugs’ Saloon. 

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