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7 Villages: A Columbus Suite

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Short North Stage, 1187 N. High St. , Columbus, Ohio 43201

"7 Villages" is a multidisciplinary concert featuring a series of solos and duets centered on drums (Dr. Mark Lomax II) and 5 other performers. The work is a series of seven (7) new, original compositions ranging from vocals, dance, poetry and music. Each part is a duet with drums, bookended by drum solos (in keeping with various African traditions).

Cavani String Quartet, Louise Toppin, Soprano, Composer, Dr. Mark Lomax II

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Southern Theatre, 21 E Main St , Columbus, OH 43215

The concert will feature beautiful works, soon to be classics in the string quartet repertoire by Chevalier St. George Joseph de Bologne, and Florence Price. In addition, two world premieres are featured, "A Prayer for Love" by Mark Lomax, and "The Clarity of Hope" by Ching-chu Hu will round out this unique program.

Urban Art Ensemble

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WOSU, 1800 N. Pearl , Columbus, Ohio 43201

JUXTA 2022 is Black Odes: A Reclamation Suite featuring the world premiere of new musical compositions by Dr. Mark Lomax II & Scott Woods performed by The Urban Art Ensemble. The event features poetry by Scott Woods and visual art by Richard Duarte Brown.


Trio+ Scott Woods- In Search of a City

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Short North Stage, 1187 N. High St. , Columbus, OH 43201

What is a city without a soul, and what must that city do to find its soul? Through, “In Search of A City (2021), composer, recording artist, drummer, activist, and educator Dr. Mark Lomax, II; saxophonist Edwin Bayard; bassist Dean Hulett; and poet Scott Woods embark on a live journey mixing jazz and poetry to uncover what a city could be.

This performance is part of the New Music at Short North Stage concert series underwritten by the Johnstone Fund for New Music.

Drumversations with Dr. Mark Lomax, II

Join Dr. Lomax for music and conversation about shifting the culture through the practice of a politics of humanity.

Lomax EPK 24.2 MB