The Wolf Humanities Center presents a Dr. S.T. Lee Distinguished Lecture Series in the Humanities event:
Celebrate choice with an improvisational jazz performance by percussionist Tyshawn Sorey and pianist Marilyn Crispell in this year's esteemed Dr. S.T. Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities! After the performance, Penn Music's Guthrie Ramsey joins Sorey and Crispell for a wide-ranging discussion about the choices they make in improvisation and spontaneous composition, historical perspectives on improvisation, and their acclaimed 2019 release The Adornment of Time.
- Tyshawn Sorey, Multi-instrumentalist and composer; Presidential Assistant Professor of Music
- Marilyn Crispell, Jazz pianist and composer
- Guthrie Ramsey, Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Music
The Dr. S.T. Lee Distinguished Lecture Series in the Humanities brings to the Wolf Humanities Center scholars and artists whose work has advanced our understanding of issues central to the humanities. The series is named for Seng Tee Lee, a business executive and noted philanthropist. Dr. Lee is director of the Lee group of companies in Singapore and of the Lee Foundation.