Diasporas is a work-in-progress conceptual piece by Elbio Barilari and his music workshop, reflecting human history as a permanent trip. The first installment was presented in 2013 at the Chicago Public Library.The migrant experience throughout history was described through literary examples form different traditions, Indian, Jewish, Latin-American and Filipino put to music by Barilari.
Pianist/composer Andy Cohn, who also participated in the creative process will be again in charge of the keyboard. Guitarist Julia Miller, drummer Tim Davis, saxophonist Jim Gailloreto, bassist Rollo Radford will perform along Axiom Brass. Narrated by Yasen Peyankov.