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Fri, March 1, 2013
8:00 PM

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Tim Berne
Tim Berne

saxophone

Tony Malaby
Tony Malaby

sax, tenor

Andrea Parkins
Andrea Parkins

accordion

About

Ars Nova Workshop is pleased to present Ches Smith & These Arches. Led by the drummer Ches Smith, the group includes the saxophonists Tim Berne and Tony Malaby, the guitarist Mary Halvorson and the accordionist Andrea Parkins. About These Arches, The New York Times writes, “The group presents a volatile compound of attributes: deft and boomy, ragged and precise.”

Ches Smith is one of the most versatile drummers working in experimental music today. He has played with Xiu Xiu, John Zorn, Wadada Leo Smith, John Tchicai, Marc Ribot, Iggy Pop, Terry Riley and many others. For These Arches, initially formed as a quartet, Smith united several impressive voices in contemporary jazz and experimental music: the saxophonist Tony Malaby, the guitarist Mary Halvorson and the accordionist Andrea Parkins....

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