Imani Winds At Hamel Music Center

Known for their dynamic performances, adventurous programming, imaginative collaborations and outreach endeavors, two-time GRAMMY-nominated Imani Winds has revolutionized the wind quintet in the past two decades of performing. Their latest album, “Bruits” received a 2022 GRAMMY nomination for “Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance.” The group beguiles audiences with an amply diverse repertoire ranging from traditional chamber music to jazz to contemporary works that reflect significant historic and prevailing events.

Tonight’s Performance

Jeff Scott (b. 1967)
Titilayo (2006)

Reena Esmail (b. 1983)
The Light Is the Same (2017)

Paquito D’Rivera (b. 1948)
Aires Tropicales (1994)

Valerie Coleman (b. 1970)
Rubispheres for Flute, Clarinet, and Bassoon (2015)

Wayne Shorter (b. 1933)
Terra Incognita (2006)

Júlio Medaglia (b. 1938)
Belle Epoque en Sud-America


They always take me out of my seat and leave me breathless – I feel more complete after an evening with Imani Winds and this time was no different. Open and opening, that’s what they do for me.

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