Val Jeanty

Val Jeanty

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Jazz & Urban Experimentalism

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School of Music - Music and Change Visiting Artist

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Haitian-born Val Jeanty is a Brooklyn-based Afro-electronic (VodouElectro) music composer, drummer, and turntablist. Her installations have been showcased at the Whitney Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and Lincoln Center in New York City, and internationally at Jazz a la Villette in France, the Venice Biennale in Italy, and SaalFelden Jazz Festival in Austria. She was a 2019 NYSCA Artist Fellowship recipient and has worked with a diverse array of artists including Anthony Braxton, Andrew Cyrille, and Geri Allen. Other highlights include Fascinating Her Resilience, a Wesleyan University-commissioned multimedia performance collaboration with professor Gina Ulysse and work with Afro-Cuban saxophonist Yosvany Terry on his Grammy-nominated album, New Throned King.