From: Jazz Promo Services
Press Contact: Jim Eigo, firstname.lastname@example.org
What happens when jazz meets classical? Join us for two innovative, boundary-smashing concerts featuring improvisation, virtuoso performers, and live electronics — and expect the unexpected! FRIDAY, JULY 23, 8 PM, THE WET INK ENSEMBLE
SATURDAY, JULY 24, 8 PM, AMERICAN COMPOSERS ORCHESTRA
MUSIC BY LEROY JENKINS, ROSCOE MITCHELL, JOHN ZORN, ANTHONY DAVIS, AND
OTHERS, WITH GUEST ARTISTS J.D. PARRAN AND EARLE HOWARD. Miller Theatre at Columbia University
116th & Broadway, NYC
Admission: $25; discounts available for students, seniors, and series.
Both concerts take place at Columbia University’s Miller Theatre (116th Street and Broadway, NYC). Tickets are $25, available at http://www.millertheatre.com and at the door. For information, the public should call ACO at 212-977-8495.
The Jazz Composers Orchestra Institute is presented by American Composers Orchestra–the only orchestra in the world dedicated to the music of American composers–in collaboration with The Center for Jazz Studies and Miller Theatre at Columbia University
Read all about it: http://www.americancomposers.org/rel20100610.html
Get your tickets now: http://www.millertheatre.com/Events/EventsList.aspx?seasonid=2011
The Jazz Composers Orchestra Institute (JCOI), which brings together 35 jazz composers chosen from a national pool of applicants to explore the challenges of writing for the symphony orchestra, will culminate in two performances. On Friday, July 23 at 8pm, the Wet Ink ensemble, conducted by Carl Bettendorf, will perform works by Leroy Jenkins, Bernhard Lang, Katharina Rosenberger, Eric Wubbels, and Richard Barrett. On Saturday, July 24 at 8pm, American Composers Orchestra, conducted by Gil Rose, with guest artists J.D. Parran and Earle Howard, will perform works by Anthony Davis, Roscoe Mitchell, Earle Brown, Errollyn Wallen, and John Zorn.