Upcoming Philadelphia Shows

English: Trevor Dunn live at Saalfelden 2009 I...
English: Trevor Dunn live at Saalfelden 2009 Italiano: Trevor Dunn live a Saalfelden 2009 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

From Philly’s Ars Nova Workshop:

Friday, September 20, 8pm
MATTHEW SHIPP + DARIUS JONES
Darius Jones, alto saxophone; and Matthew Shipp, piano

Philadelphia Art Alliance, 251 S. 18th Street
$15 General Admission

Ars Nova Workshop is pleased to welcome Darius Jones and Matthew Shipp to Philadelphia. This formidable duo released Cosmic Lieder on Aum Fidelity records in 2011.

Shipp’s played piano since he was 5-years-old, studied at the New England Conservatory of Music with saxophonist Joe Maneri, and cut his teeth working with Roscoe Mitchell and David S. Ware. He’s since worked with many leading jazz musicians, including William Parker, Khan Jamal and Joe Morris. He visits Philadelphia in celebration of his most recent solo recording Piano Sutras.

Darius Jones joined the New York music community in 2005, after living and studying in Richmond, Virginia. Since then he has collaborated with artist such as Gerald Cleaver’s Black Host, William Parker’s Essence of Ellington, Trevor Dunn’s Proof Readers, Oliver Lake Big Band, Mike Pride’s From Bacteria to Boys, Chad Taylor, Michael Formanek, Kirk Knuffke, Weasel Walter, among others. Recent activity for the Aum Fidelity record label includes a quartet album entitled Book of Mæ’bul (Another Kind of Sunrise) (2012), featuring pianist Matt Mitchell, bassist Trevor Dunn and percussionist Ches Smith. He also co-leads the group Little Women, whose members include enor saxophonist Travis LaPlante, guitarist Andrew Smiley, and drummer Jason Nazary. They released their third album, Lung, in 2013.

Advance tickets: http://www.arsnovaworkshop.com/events/matthew-shipp-darius-jones-09-20-2013

Also, tonight, Thursday, September 19 at 8pm is Composing Improvisation (with Matthew Shipp and Nate Wooley) presented by ACF Philadelphia. For more information visit: http://www.arsnovaworkshop.com/events/composing-improvisation-matthew-shipp-and-nate-wooley-09-19-2013

+++++++++++++++++++++

Saturday, October 5, 9pm
MARC RIBOT’S CERAMIC DOG
The Boot & Saddle, 1131 S. Broad Street
$15 General Admission

+++++++++++++++++++++

Tuesday, October 15, 8pm
TIM BERNE’S SNAKEOIL
Philadelphia Art Alliance, 251 S. 18th Street
$15 General Admission

+++++++++++++++++++++

Sunday, October 27, 8pm
VCDC
Philadelphia Art Alliance, 251 S. 18th Street
$15 General Admission

+++++++++++++++++++++

Saturday, November 9, 8pm
MOSTLY OTHER PEOPLE DO THE KILLING
Philadelphia Art Alliance, 251 S. 18th Street
$15 General Admission