Wynton and Garth Fagan talk about the upcoming concert

Posted on November 7th, 2005 in Concerts | Tags: dance, garth, garth fagan dance, griot new york, new york times

“Wynton came to us with the music for the love duet Spring Yaoundé,” Mr. Fagan said, “but when he saw it, he said, ‘No, man, I’m not going to use this,’ and he tossed away what he’d come with, and sat down at the piano, and with one hand on the keys, he put his trumpet to his mouth and just composed an extraordinary ballad right there. I mean the damn walls were crying with emotion by the end of it.”

This an extract from an article about the upcoming concert at Rose Theater by Wynton and Garth Fagan Dance.
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