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Ars Nova Workshop Presents

The Music Of Muhal Richard Abrams at October Revolution Of Jazz & Contemporary Music Festival at Neighborhood House

Mark Christman uploaded this event on September 20, 2018

Where

Neighborhood House
October Revolution Of Jazz & Contemporary Music Festival

20 North American Street
Philadelphia, PA
Map
215-922-1695

When

Sun, October 7, 2018
6:00 pm

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Musicians

Marty Ehrlich
saxophone, alto
Bobby Zankel
saxophone, alto
Julian Pressley
saxophone, alto
Hafez Modirzadeh
saxophone, tenor
Rob DeBellis
saxophone
Mark Allen
saxophone, baritone
Dave Ballou
trumpet
Josh Evans
trumpet
Steve Swell
trombone
Jose Davilla
trombone
Michael Dessen
trombone

About

The world lost a true pioneer when the world-renowned pianist and composer and NEA Jazz Master Muhal Richard Abrams passed away on October 29, 2017, at the age of 87. Since co-founding the AACM (Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians) a half-century earlier, Muhal had remained at the forefront of the contemporary music scene, creating wholly original music and serving as a mentor to countless musicians. He and his AACM colleagues are responsible for some of the most original new music approaches of the last five decades. In 2012, saxophonist-composer Bobby Zankel and his Warriors of the Wonderful Sound commissioned and premiered an evening-length composition entitled SoundPath from the legendary pianist-composer, who also composed works commissioned by the Kronos Quartet, the American Composers Orchestra, the Brooklyn Philharmonic, and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra...

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