The Creative Music Studio announces a one-night only DIFFERENT MUSIC FESTIVAL, featuring some of the finest jazz and world-beat musicians playing together in small groups and orchestra, Saturday, August 8, 7pm to Midnight at the Colony Cafe, Woodstock NY.
The evening concludes with a World Beat Dance Party to the music of Futu Futu, the popular jam band-fun-roots music ensemble that originated at CMS, the pioneering avant-garde jazz and world music school and performance center based in Woodstock from 1971 until the late 80s.
The DIFFERENT MUSIC Festival is part of a series of events to benefit the CMS Archive Project to digitize the extraordinary collection of concert tapes featuring the giants of jazz and world music recorded in the heyday of CMS.
Festival ticket price: $20, $15 for students
Different Music Festival schedule:
7pm – Small Group Conversations -Gems of improvised chamber music: A set of solo/duo/trio delicacies featuring Karl Berger, Ingrid Sertso, Steve Bernstein, John Lindberg, Don Davis, Bob Selcoe, and special guests.
8:30pm – The legendary CMS Orchestra, an improvising music extravaganza, featuring all of the above players plus special guests Janet Grice, bassoon, Jane Scarpantoni cello, Jayna Nelson, flutes, Bob Selcoe, Joe McPhee, Paul Henderson, Nathan Brenowitz, trumpets, Joe Giardullo, sopranosax, Don Davis, Jorge Sylvester, altosax, Peter Buettner, flute and tenor sax, Tom Collins, Bill Ylitalo, baritone sax, Ted Orr, guitar, John Lindberg, bass, Tani Tabbal, drums, Ingrid Sertso, poetry, vocals, Karl Berger, conducting.
10pm-12am – World Beat Dance Party with Futu Futu!!! featuring Joakim Lartey, Percussion, Vocal; Chris Lan, Guitar,Fx, Vocal; Ted Orr, MIDI Guitar; Peter Buettner, Saxophone; Mike Colletti, Bass; Jamiles Lartey, Drums; This African Funk mix makes you dance
, on your feet and in your head.