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Closing Reception for The Hope of Radiance

May 31, 2023 @ 6:00 pm


All are welcome to join us for the closing reception for The Hope of Radiance exhibition by Dr. Imo Nse Imeh. The evening will include live music from Haneef Nelson and a gallery talk with Dr. Imeh. A cash bar and light snacks will be provided.

Performance, 6pm
Gallery Talk, 7pm

About Haneef Nelson

Haneef has performed in a variety of musical genres and settings with various people. In Jazz he has performed with: Avery Sharpe, Tina Fabrique, Lafayette Harris, Onaje Alan Gumbs, Helen Sung, Steve Davis, Nat Reeves, Chico Freeman, Frank Lacy, Feya Faku, Joe Ford, the Makanda Project, the New London Big Band and Jon Faddis to name a few. In Gospel as well as R&B/Soul he has performed with: Doobie Powell, Musiq Soulchild, Billy “Church Boy” Powell, Hubert and Jacqueline Powell, the Watson’s among several others. Haneef has also played in symphony and chamber orchestras, brass quintets, as well as solo classical trumpet literature. He also leads several groups of his own and manages the Jazz Monday Jam Sessions in Hartford, CT. Haneef has recorded with Heshima Moja, Doobie Powell, Billy “Church Boy” Powell, the New London Big Band, David Davis, Hubert and Jacqueline Powell, and several other groups.