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UA Students Inspired by Musician’s Visit Fuse Art and Music for Exhibit

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — University of Alabama art students will exhibit works inspired by the music of renowned jazz composer and musician Anthony Braxton through Feb. 27 at UA gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa.

The exhibit, “Anthony Braxton: Falling River Music Exhibition,” coincides with Braxton’s weeklong residency at UA Feb. 18-25.

A reception and concert will be held Monday, Feb. 23 from 6-8 p.m. at the gallery and will feature the Anthony Braxton Falling River Music Trio.

Students in Pete Schulte’s Advanced Concepts In Drawing class created works inspired by the musical scores and audio works of Braxton. Students in that class−Ausharea Adams, Mitchell Griest, Brittany Gunnells, Ali Hval, Patrick O’Brien, Jennifer Ocampo and Seth Saunders−also curated the exhibition, which will include 35 of Braxton’s visual music scores consisting of large, colorful drawings alongside other notational symbols.

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