Polyfold Summer Residency: Back to Cool

  • The Carr Center 311 East Grand River Avenue Detroit, MI, 48226 United States

POLYFOLD is a collective of musical artists who have joined together to develop, and present creative works. Founded in Detroit, Polyfold produces concerts and recordings, hosts outreach events and educational workshops, and fosters creative community in Detroit and beyond.

Individually, we have performed with Detroit icons Marcus Belgrave, Robert Hurst, James Carter, Wendell Harrison, Michael Henderson, Amp Fiddler, Ralphe Armstrong, Marion Hayden, James Cornish, Kris Johnson, Thaddeus Dixon, Vincent Chandler, Dwight Adams, Andrew Bishop as well as internationally-known artists including Benny Golson, Talib Kweli, Saul Williams, Richie Cole, Curtis Fuller, Ken Filiano, Francois Moutin, and Henry Grimes.

We are:

Stephen Boegehold | drums, Matthew Daher | drums, Marcus Elliot | reeds, Ian Finkelstein | keyboards, Molly Jones | reeds, Alex Levine | guitar, Michael Malis | keyboards, Ben Rolston | bass, Jake Shadik | reeds, Rafael Statin | reeds, Jon Taylor | drums, Glenn Tucker | keyboards, Alex White | drums, Yuma Uesaka | reeds, Matthew Setzler | reeds, Alex Koi | voice, María Elena | reeds, and Sasha Kashperko | guitar.

In 2015 we released 5 albums:

Marcus Elliot – When The City Meets the Sky [May 2015]

Michael Malis – Lifted from the No of All Nothing [July 2015]

Glenn Tucker – Determination [Detroit Music Factory, September 2015

Alex White – The Ubuntu Theory [October 2015]

Daher-Malis Duo – Secret of Begin [November 2015]

Free concert in the Beatrice Buck Paradise Valley Park (directly in front of the Carr Center). Curated by Polyfold Musical Arts Collective.