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International Society for Improvised Music

The ISIM will include a June 6 concert with artists from The New School – Mat Maneri & Tanya Kalmanovitch Viola Duo, and the legendary jazz bassist Reggie Workman and his group. A June 7 performance will be an aggregated performance based on daytime Crosscultural Improvisation Workshops directed by komungo virtuoso and composer Jin Hi […]

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The Shape of Jazz to Come: Downtown Jazz 1959 and Now

Discussion and performance of Ornette Coleman’s work, Wednesday, May 28th at 6:30 PM

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Mannes and Parsons Present IL POSTINO

On Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10, Mannes and Parsons will present their first-ever fully staged opera collaboration, the New York City premiere of IL POSTINO.

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The Lamar and Ruth Alsop Memorial Concert

On April 21, Mannes College The New School for Music will honor the memory of distinguished Alumnus Lamar Alsop and his wife Ruth Alsop with an orchestra concert by Mannes students and guest artists. Conducted by Marin Alsop, this event will be the inaugural orchestra concert in Tishman Auditorium at The New School’s recently opened […]

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Mark Ruffalo Named 2014 Artist-in-Residence

The star of The Kids or Alright, You Can Count on Me, The Avengers, and Zodiac – will share his reflections on for stage and film to students and faculty at The New School for Drama.

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MACE Performs March 21

MACE (The Mannes American Composers Ensemble) will present the third concert of its season, conducted by founder and director Lowell Liebermann, featuring East-coast premieres works by Uri Caine and Derek Bermel, as well as Caine’s signature re-interpretations of Bach’s Goldberg Variations with members of Caine’s band playing alongside MACE.

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The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music Presents FREEDOM NOW SUITE

On February 25, see Max Roach’s 1960 classic directed by Cecil Bridgewater, with Reggie Workman, Andrew Cyrille, Billy Harper and more.

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MAKE MUSIC MONTHLY, Starting January 15

Make Music New York and The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music announce a new discussion and podcast series featuring Jazz Historian Gunther Schuller, Tabla Virtuoso Samir Chatterjee, and Sonic Branding Expert Wilson Brown.

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The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music Fall Public Programming

Alumni including jazz, soul, and hip hop artist Bilal, guitarist Gilad Hekselman, and Eddie Barbash, saxophonist and member of The Amigos Band, vocalist Brianna Thomas will play the Highline Ballroom, while Freddie Redd will join New School musicians at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

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New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music Jams in Downbeat 2013 Critics Poll

Once again, names of alumni and faculty from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music studded the prestigious annual best-of-jazz list.

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