Saturday, October 10, 8:00pm
DAVE BURRELL FULL-BLOWN DUO featuring ANDREW CYRILLE
[Dave Burrell 75th Birthday Celebration]
Philadelphia Art Alliance, 251 S. 18th Street
$15 General Admission
Ars Nova Workshop is pleased to present this very special duo performance by two avant-garde jazz giants: Philadelphia pianist Dave Burrell and New York drummer Andrew Cyrille.
Advance tickets: http://www.arsnovaworkshop.com/events/dave-burrell-full-blown-duo-featuring-andrew-cyrille-10-10-2015
Friday, October 16, 7:30pm
MAKANDA PROJECT + QUICKSAND
Celebrating Bill Barron & Ted Curson
American Philosophical Society, 427 Chestnut Street
$15 in advance / $20 at the door
Ars Nova Workshop and the Philadelphia Jazz Project are pleased to present the Makanda Project Big Band and Quicksilver featuring Carol Harris and Sam Reed, in a special concert honoring the lives and work of two Philadelphia jazz heroes: saxophonist and educator, Bill Barron and trumpeter, Ted Curson – two Philadelphia artists who were in the thick of things during the New Thing in Jazz in the late 1950s. They played with Cecil Taylor, Charles Mingus, Philly Joe Jones, Jimmy Heath, Andrew Hill, New York Contemporary 5 and Archie Shepp and continued to explore the possibilities of music until their departures from this life.
Advance tickets: http://www.arsnovaworkshop.com/events/makanda-project-10-16-2015
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Tuesday, October 13, 8pm
BOBBY ZANKEL & THE WARRIORS OF THE WONDERFUL SOUND featuring RAPHAEL XAVIER & ODEAN POPE
Painted Bride Art Center, 230 Vine Street
$15 General Admission
Bobby Zankel and the Warriors return with a mid-week night concert series. Led by Philly’s own composer/saxophonist, Bobby Zankel, the Warriors of the Wonderful Sound have been called “a unique amalgam of the rhythm and intricacy of bebop, with the soul and drive of hard-bop, and the spirituality, creativity and intensity of the avant garde.” This series promises to be the midweek pick-me-up you’ve been waiting for.
Advance tickets: https://paintedbride.org/events/bobby-zankel-and-the-warriors-of-the-wonderful-sound/
STEVE COLEMAN & FIVE ELEMENTS | PHILADELPHIA RESIDENCY
Open rehearsals, pop-up performances, and advance intensive workshops announced for the Steve Coleman residency.
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