New York Composer’s Orchestra

Thursday, February 26, 1987. 8:30 pm

“Works for jazz orchestra by Lenny Pickett, Elliott Sharp, Doug Wieselman, Bobby Previte, Robin Holcomb, Phillip Johnston, Wayne Horvitz, and Butch Morris. Co-Produced by Greenwich House/Hayden Auditorium, 27 Barrow St, Greenwich Village.”

The New York Composers Orchestra was formed in 1986 by composers Wayne Horvitz and Robin Holcomb. The NYCO provides a regular performing ensemble for composers wishing to write for a jazz instrumentation without being confined to traditional notions of jazz and big band styles.