Richard Landry and Musicians

March 24–25, 1972 112 Greene Street/Workshop

Exhibition Description

Following their first New York performance at the Leo Castelli Gallery, Richard Landry and Musicians presented five concerts at 112. The music was completely improvisational. Prior to forming the band, these native Louisiana jazz musicians had played separately throughout Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi, during the late 50’s and 60’s.

Excerpted from Brentano, R., & Savitt, M. (1981). 112 Workshop, 112 Greene Street: History, artists & artworks. New York: New York University Press.