Stories » Ron Carter joins abstract-expressionist artist, poet Daniel Simmons@Detroit Institute Of Art

Top 10 for May

Ron Carter joins abstract-expressionist artist, poet Daniel Simmons@Detroit Institute Of Art

Bookmark and Share

Two legends fuse their talents to create one extraordinary evening, Friday Night Live@The Detroit Institute Of Art. Bassist Ron Carter  and abstract-expressionist artist, poet, author and older brother of hip-hop entrepreneur Russell Simmons and rapper Joseph Simmons of Run DMC, Daniel Simmons,  combine their talents for an evening of music and poetry. Simmons will be reading from his new book, The Brown Beatnik Tomes, accompanied by Ron Carter on bass. The evening will also feature poetry from a number surprise guest artists. The program is called: "An Evening of Words and Music" this Friday, August 15, 2014. Performances are at 7 & 8:30 p.m.