July 24, 2019

wednesday 6-8pm

Stan Strickland

Jazz

Stan Strickland is an American singer, saxophonist, flutist and actor.

 

Strickland has performed internationally; been featured on recordings of Bob Moses, Marty Erlich, Webster Lewis and Brute Force; performed with notable jazz musicians Yusef LateefPharoah SandersHerbie MannDanilo PerezShirley Scott and Marlena Shaw; and has opened for Miles Davis and Sonny Rollins. He had leading roles in Boston Art GroupNortheastern University productions, and Vineyard Playhouse Productions, has performed and collaborated with choreographers including Alvin AileyJosé Limón and Bill T. Jones.

 

He was profiled/featured along with Blair Underwood and Lamar Burton in the documentary film Black Man Up, performed at the Sundance Film Festival, at three fashion/fragrance events for fashion designer Donna Karan and at Solstice Sing For Peace.

Strickland has a M.A. degree in Expressive Arts Therapy from Lesley College, where he is an adjunct professor, and also teaches at Berklee College of MusicTufts University, and Longy School of Music. He is co-executive Director of "Express Yourself", working in partnership with adolescents in public mental health residential facilities to produce multimedia performances.

 

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