It’s all for the purpose of showcasing the best un-compromised avantjazz in NYC.
Among those featured will include the Bern Nix Quartet,the Blood Trio, Joe McPhee Solo, and a Charles Gayle Trio.
Sunday afternoon meets Kyoko Kitamura's Moving Music Ensemble & Jessica Jones Quartet in a thoughtfully imagined sonic adventure to spark the creative imagination of the young with options to draw.
Monday Evolved involves the Stephen Gauci Quartet, 4 Women With an Ax to Grind and the Yuko Fujiyama Trio.
Friday March 1st, 2013
8:00PM - 9:15PM - Bern Nix Quartet
Bern Nix on guitar with Francois Grillot covering bass, a Matt Lavelle trumpet excursion and the drums of Reggie Sylvester.
9:30PM - 10:30PM - Blood Trio.
Sabir Mateen working reeds and sax is joined by Michael Bisio at the bass and Whit Dickey on drums.
Saturday March 2nd, 2013.
8:00PM - 9:00PM - Joe McPhee Solo
Joe McPhee will attend to the trumpet.
9:30PM - 10:30PM - Charles Gayle Trio
Charles Gayle wields tenor & bass sax with Larry Roland leaning in to a bass and Michael TA Thompson in command of the drums.
Sunday March 3rd, 2013.
2:00PM - 3:00PM - Kyoko Kitamura's Moving Music Ensemble.
Khabu Doug Young awakens a guitar and a ukulele with Andrew Drury coaxing drums and percussion as Kyoko Kitamura lifts a longing lingering voice with other instruments readily at hand to employ as the moment suggests.
3:00PM - 4:00PM - Jessica Jones Quartet
Jessica Jones joins Tony Jones for a tenor sax duo element accompanied by Rene Hart on bass and a drummer to be named.
Children equipped withdrawing materials to stoke imaginations will be a welcome part of this afternoon concert..
Monday March 4th, 2013
7:30PM - 8:30PM - Stephen Gauci Quartet
Stephen Gauci brings a tenor sax and compositions to the table with a helping from Nick Demopoulos serving up a Smomid (String Modeling Midi Device) with ample stirring from Adam Lane with a bass and the drums of Jeremy Carlstedt.
8:30PM - 9:30PM - 4 Women with an Ax to Grind
Patricia Nicholson hones voice and dance to its keen edge brought to a further gleam with a well stropped piano applied by Kris Davis, meticulous slices from a Jean Cook violin and sturdy TIffany Chang drum chops.
9:30PM - 10:30PM - Yuko Fujiyama Trio
Yuko Fujiyama’s piano closes out this fine run of moments with Newman Taylor Baker providing drums and Jennifer Choi offering violin.
Let this be your gateway to a beckoning spring.
And it all can be found at:
Clemente Soto Velez - Educational & Cultural Center 107 Suffolk Street New York, NY 10002 212-228-9874 Door (per day): $11 for 1 set / $16 : 2 set / $20 : All Night Students & Seniors: students $8 / $12 / $18