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Performance: David Boykin

January 12, 2017
Galleries 182–184
Free with museum admission*

Multi-instrumentalist David Boykin gives an in-gallery performance in response to the exhibition Kemang Wa Lehulere: In All My Wildest Dreams. Through a series of short solo performances featuring saxophone, percussion, and electronics, Boykin reflects on various themes and motifs found in Wa Lehulere's work.

*Museum admission is free for Illinois residents every Thursday, 5:00–8:00—including during this event.

About the Artist

David Boykin is a Chicago-based composer, saxophonist, and band leader. He has released 16 recordings; appeared as a featured guest on other prominent musician’s recordings, such as Nicole Mitchell, Chad Taylor, Josh Abrams, and Mike Reed; performed at major international jazz festivals and smaller jazz venues locally and globally; and founded Sonic Healing Ministries, which is an organization dedicated to the spiritual evolution of humanity through music.

Photo by John Broughton.