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The Cutting Room and Move Forward Music Presents: Melvin Van Peebles

October 19, 2013 7:25 am

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Wednesday, November 6th 2013
The Cutting Room and Move Forward Music Presents: Melvin Van Peebles @ The Cutting Room
Tickets Available at The Cutting Room

Melvin Van Peebles is most widely known as ‘the godfather’ of independent modern black cinema. Despite his cinematic success, don’t allow that to detract from Peebles’ instrumental influence on the beginnings of rap music. Melvin Van Peebles did something that was near unheard of at the time; he combined rapping with jazz and funk, forever revolutionizing black music. On Wednesday, December 6th, Move Forward Music is proud to bring talents of this the legendary icon to The Cutting Room for one very special evening. Melvin Van Peebles will perform backed by his live band, Wid Laxative, and is “guaranteed to get you moving!”