Calendar: Improvisation

[COMMISSION] María Grand: Revés/Rêves: Dreams of a Departed Maestra // Magdalena Album Release Show

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
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The composer's ensemble in two sets: first honoring dancer Noemi Lapzeson and then debuting an album exploring Egyptian and Christian myth.

Jason Treuting: Nine Numbers, Vol. 1 with So Percussion, Tigue, Adam Groh, Ji Hye Jung

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
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Performed by nine percussionists, Nine Numbers, Vol. 1 features a program of modular "Sudoku" works, written by composer/performer Jason […]

[COMMISSION] Che Chen with Talice Lee and Patrick Holmes

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
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75 Dollar Bill's dreamy explorer in slow-moving modal music in just intonation for bass recorder, clarinet, violin, voices & electric organ.

Phew: Voice Hardcore // Laura Ortman

Monday, May 21, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
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Japanese living legend Phew performs a voice-only set in celebration of the Mesh-Key Records release of her new album, Voice Hardcore.

Vision Festival: Celebrating Dave Burrell

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
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Opening night at the Vision Festival features pianist Dave Burrell in performance with Archie Shepp, Andrew Cyrille, Darius Jones, James Brandon […]

Vision Festival: Mary Halvorson / Whit Dickey / Women with an Axe to Grind / SPACE

Thursday, May 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
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Guitarist Mary Halvorson, drummer Whit Dickey, dancer Patricia Nicholson, and improvising trio SPACE perform tonight at the Vision Festival

Vision Festival: Irreversible Entanglements / Nasheet Waits / Matthew Shipp

Friday, May 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
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Irreversible Entanglements, Nasheet Waits' Equality Quartet, and a new work by Matthew Shipp featured tonight at the Vision Festival.

Vision Festival: Fay Victor / Afro-Algonquin / Patricia Spears Jones / Ambrose Akinmusire / AfroHORN

Saturday, May 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
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Ambrose Akinmusire, Fay Victor, Afro-Algonquin, Patricia Spears Jones, and AfroHORN perform tonight at Vision Festival.

Vision Festival: Frode Gjerstad / Cleaver, Lopez, Potter, Virelles / Arthur Jafa / By Any Means / Brown Butterfly

Sunday, May 27, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
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Frode Gjerstad, Cleaver / Lopez / Potter / Virelles, Arthur Jafa, By Any Means, and Craig Harris featured tonight at the Vision Festival.

Vision Festival: Jaimie Branch / Cooper-Moore / New World Pygmies / Oliver Lake Big Band

Monday, May 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
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Jaimie Branch, Cooper-Moore, Julie Ezelle Patton, Jemeel Moondoc, Oliver Lake Big Band perform on the final night at the Vision Festival.