Brilliant Corners

Lee Krasner: Living Colour

Album cover for Thelonius Monk's 'The Measure of Monk'

Join Mark Kavuma as he leads a musical response to one of Lee Krasner’s favourite jazz records – Thelonius Monk’s 1957 album Brilliant Corners.

Mark Kavuma is a prominent young trumpet player on the British jazz scene who leads his own quartet, the 'Floor Rippers' house band and 'The Banger Factory’. Kavuma also plays with Jean Toussaint's Young Lions, Jazz Jamaica and is one of the brass leaders at London based carnival band Kinetika Bloco. 

Produced by the Barbican in association with Church of Sound.

Includes same day entry to the exhibition.


Longread: Introducing Lee Krasner

A key figure in American art, Krasner's energetic works reflect the spirit of possibility in post-war New York. Charlotte Flint, Exhibition Assistant on Lee Krasner: Living Colour, looks back through her life, works and legacy.

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