wild Up Celebrates John Coltrane’s Ascension in LA, November 8 & 10

Source: Broadway World.

LA-based music collective, wild Up, returns to the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts with of Ascension, the first Jazz Club performances for the 2018/19 season on November 8 & 10, 2018. of Ascension, co-commissioned by The Soraya, is a musical journey inspired by John Coltrane’s legendary 1966 album, Ascension.

Curated by composer Ted Hearne and wild Up’s conductor Christopher Rountree, wild Up, of Ascension promises to be an evening of avant-garde jazz with pieces commissioned in response to each track of Coltrane’s masterwork, one of the most pivotal jazz albums of all time. Wild up, of Ascension will include:

Ted Hearne: One Like
Guillaume Machaut: Kyrie from Masse de Notre Dame
Brian Ferneyhough: Time Motion Study 1
George Lewis: Oraculum (U.S. Premiere)
Oliver Messiaen: Interstellar Call from Des Canyons aux Etoiles
Bjork: Constellation
Julius Eastman: If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Rich?
Ted Hearne: Illuminating the Maze
Eric Dolphy: Something Sweet, Something Tender
Weston Olencki: bent
Jen Hill: Piece for Internet
Jean-Féry Rebel: Le Cahos from Les éléments

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