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Craig Taborn
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From Philly’s Ars Nova Workshop:

Thursday, October 28, 8pm
MICHAEL FORMANEK QUARTET
Tim Berne, alto saxophone; Craig Taborn, piano; Michael Formanek, bass;
and Gerald Cleaver, drums

Philadelphia Art Alliance, 251 S. 18th Street
$12 General Admission

Michael Formanek Quartet features the stellar line-up of Craig Taborn, Tim Berne, and Gerald Cleaver. Over the last several decades, these musicians have worked with artists such as Elvis Costello, Stan Getz, Marilyn Crispell, Nels Cline, Roscoe Mitchell, and Henry Threadgill, and have helped shape the sonic landscape of contemporary jazz music. Come celebrate the release of Formanek’s new album, The Rub and Spare Change, on ECM Records!

Visit http://www.arsnovaworkshop.org for the ANW interview with Michael Formanek.

http://arsnovaworkshop.org/events/michael-formanek-quartet-10-28-2010

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Thursday, November 4, 8pm
ZS
+ MICK BARR
+ PHILLIP GREENLIEF / TREVOR DUNN DUO

Kung Fu Necktie, 1248 N. Front Street
$8 General Admission

ZS, called “one of the strongest avant-garde bands in New York,” by the New York Times debut a new configuration called ZS: Black Crown Ceremony, described as intense compositional noise music with saxophone and electronics. Lightning-fast guitarist Mick Barr – who prolifically records under his Ocrilim and Orthrelm monikers (including recordings on Tzadik and Ipecac) and was called “our John Coltrane” by Fugazi’s Ian MacKaye – and the saxophone/bass duo of Phillip Greenlief and Trevor Dunn (Mr. Bungle, Fantômas, John Zorn) provide opening sets for this extreme tripleheader.

http://arsnovaworkshop.org/events/zs-black-crown-ceremony-11-04-2010

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Friday, November 5, 8pm
JOHN KING’S 10 MYSTERIES
Jennifer Choi, violin; Cornelius Dufallo, violin; John King, viola; and Alex
Waterman, cello

+ JESSICA PAVONE’S SONGS OF SOLITUDE AND SYNASTRY
John Popham, cello; Emilie-Anne Gendron, violin; Andrew Roitstein,
double-bass; and Erin Wight, viola

Philadelphia Art Alliance, 251 S. 18th Street
$12 General Admission

Join ANW for a special evening of string quartets led by two of the most exciting downtown composers. John King with the Crucible Quartet will be performing pieces from their 2010 collaboration 10 Mysteries which explores King’s innovative concept of “trilogic unity,” and Jessica Pavone with members of the Toomai Quartet will be performing pieces from their 2009 collaboration Songs of Synastry and Solitude.

http://arsnovaworkshop.org/events/john-kings-10-mysteries-11-05-2010

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