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October 2017

Creative Music Studio
Peter Apfelbaum

October 7 @ 8:00 pm
Greenwich House Music School,
46 Barrow Street
New York, NY United States
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On Saturday, October 7 CMS’ performance series at Greenwich House Music School begins with Peter Apfelbaum’s world music project, Song of the Mystic Thread. Utilizing both Western and non-Western instruments and expanded tuning, this ensemble plays hypnotic, non-tempered polyrhythmic expression…

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World Music Institute
Ustad Nishat Khan

October 8 @ 7:30 pm
Merkin Concert Hall,
129 West 67th Street
New York, NY 10023 United States
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Ustad Nishat Khan

World Music Institute continues its Masters of Indian Music series with Ustad Nishat Khan. Ustad Nishat Khan is one of India’s finest musicians and a virtuoso sitar player, transcending musical barriers with his provocative expression and spellbinding technical mastery.  …

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$20

Race and Resistance FestivalCraig Taborn, Cooper-Moore, Quincy Troupe

October 8 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
El Taller Latino Americano,
PS 109 Artspace 215 East 99th St
New York, NY United States
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Arts for Art partners with El Taller Latino Americano in East Harlem to present the second annual Raza y Resistencia festival, an UnColumbus Celebration with music and poetry. The festival features an all-star line-up of free jazz greats representing our…

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Evil Nigger Part V: A Five Part Performance for Julius Eastman
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October 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ISSUE Project Room,
22 Boerum Place, ground floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Artist, designer and composer Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste continues his 2017 ISSUE residency, collaborating with interdisciplinary artist LaMont Hamilton at ISSUE Project Room. The performance is the collaborative duo’s fifth performance around Julius Eastman’s 1979 composition, Evil Nigger.   When & where…

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Race and ResistanceWilliam Parker, Kojo Roney, Youth Performances

October 9 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
El Taller Latino Americano,
PS 109 Artspace 215 East 99th St
New York, NY United States
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Arts for Art partners with El Taller Latino Americano in East Harlem to present the second annual Raza y Resistencia festival, an UnColumbus Celebration with music and poetry. The festival features an all-star line-up of free jazz greats representing our…

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$15 - $25

For Living Lovers // Brandon Ross & Blazing Beauty

October 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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Brandon Ross – Guitars, Banjo, Vocals Stomu Takeishi – Acoustic Bass Guitar JT Lewis – Drums Charlie Burnham – Violin Carolina Muñoz – Photography Folk jazz guitarist Brandon Ross presents Immortal Obsolescence, a compositions series for improvisation inspired by photographic…

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$15 - $25

Ches Smith: Laugh Ash

October 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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Ches Smith – Percussion and Electronics Jennifer Choi – Violin Anna Webber – Flutes Nate Wooley – Trumpet Oscar Noriega – Clarinets Michael Nicolas – Cello Eli Crews – Live Sound Manipulation In his new chamber noise ensemble Laugh Ash,…

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$15

Face-Off: Beer vs Liquor! Original Gravity challenges Exhibit A and Short Path to a Pairing Duel

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Exhibit ‘A’ Brewing Company,
81 Morton St
Framingham, MA 01702 United States
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Original Gravity Concert Series presents the most compelling challenge yet to the craft beverage industry — create a unique drink that best interprets and accentuates the gripping works of local composer Steven Snowden. You’ll be the judge as Exhibit ‘A’…

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MUSIC FROM SYRIA
Kinan Azmeh’s City Band

October 12 @ 7:30 pm
St. Bonaventure University,
3261 W State St
St Bonaventure, NY 14778 United States
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Described as a virtuoso by the New York Times, and engagingly flamboyant by the Los Angeles Times, clarinetist Kinan Azmeh was born in Damascus, Syria. He is the first Arab to win the premier prize at the Nikolai Rubinstein International…

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Memorial Concert for Violinist Paul Zukovsky

October 12 @ 7:30 pm
CUNY Graduate Center,
365 Fifth Avenue (between 34th & 35th Street)
New York, NY United States
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The City University of New York Graduate Center will host a memorial concert for the late violinist Paul Zukofsky. The program will be two-piano duets programmed by Zukofsky shortly before his death in June 2017. The concert will feature two…

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$15 - $25

Lisa Mezzacappa: Glorious Ravage

October 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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Fay Victor – Voice Kyle Bruckmann – Oboes Steve Adams – Woodwinds Cory Wright – Woodwinds Aaron Novik – Contrabass Clarinet, Bass Clarinet Darren Johnston -Trumpet Alan Williams – Trombone Mark Clifford – Vibraphone Tim Perkis – Electronics John Finkbeiner…

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Under the Syrian Musical Sky
Constantinople with Kinan Azmeh

October 13 @ 8:00 pm
Aga Khan Museum,
77 Wynford Dr
North York, ON M3C 1K1 Canada
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Experience the work of exemplary artists who show us the myriad ways cultures communicate through the performing arts. Linked thematically with HERE, the Museum’s first exhibition devoted to contemporary Canadian art, our Conversation Nation series of events offers a chance…

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$15 - $20

Blank Forms
Limpe Fuchs

October 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Artists Space Books & Talks,
55 Walker Street
New York, NY United States
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Limpe Fuchs is a German sound artist and instrument builder whose vibrant performances develop from a real time engagement with the ecology of the space at hand. Using wood and granite stone rows, ringing bronze within pendulum string instruments and…

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AACM Concert Series 2017

October 13 @ 8:00 pm
The Community Church of New York,
40 East 35TH Street
New York City, NY 10016 United States
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AACM Concert Series 2017 continues Friday's in October! Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) New York City Chapter, Inc. 52 Years of Artistic Dedication Presents AACM CONCERT SERIES 2017   When & where Friday October 13, 2017 @…

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David Monacchi
Nika Šaravanja & Alessandro d’Emilia
Dusk Chorus — Based on Fragments of Extinction

October 13 @ 9:30 pm
The Rubin Museum of Art,
150 West 17th Street
New York, NY 10011 United States
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In the Ecuadorian Amazon, researcher and eco-acoustic composer David Monacchi (also the film's writer) seeks to capture incredibly detailed 3D soundscapes as vital documents of a rain forest with among the highest biodiversities in the world. This is film as…

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Flamenco Legends
The Paco de Lucía Project

October 14 @ 8:00 pm
Symphony Space,
2537 Broadway
New York, NY 10025 United States
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World Music Institute continues its Origins series with The Paco de Lucía Project. WMI’s Origins series highlights artists who delve into the folklore and roots of their respective culture's music to tell the story of their origins, preserving and affirming…

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ACOUSMONIUM AUDIOR PERFORMANCE

October 14 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Teatro San Giorgio,
Via Quintino Sella, 5,
Grazzano, Udine 33100 Italy
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'Acusmonium Audior performance' is the first event of CONTEMPORANEA - ACUSMATICA festival, to be held on October 14 2017 at the teatro San Giorgio di Udine, starting at 9.00 pm. The evening brings together compositions dedicated to the Acousmonium, a…

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$29

Fire Organ Soundscapes

October 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
National Sawdust,
80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, 11249 United States
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Experience music in a new way. Join us for a spectacular showcase of sound and fire where multisensory artists perform new works designed to reveal the interconnectedness between music and the physical nature of sound. Designed and built by Guerilla…

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$15 - $25

Kelly Moran: Hallucinations for Keyboard and Electronics

October 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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Kelly Moran – Piano, Synthesizer Video Projections – TBA Hallucinations for Keyboard and Electronics are pieces influenced by states of altered consciousness and their effect on musical processes. Kelly Moran is a composer and pianist from New York. As the…

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Free (reservations required)

Moving Sounds Festival: Josef Klammer & PAUL at ACFNY

October 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Austrian Cultural Forum NY,
11 East 52nd Street
New York, NY United States
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ACFNY hosts the award-winning experimental percussionist and composer Josef Klammer, whose projects include "Drumming Is an Elastic Concept". Klammer’s unique combination of percussion and electronics creates otherworldly sounds by kneading on drumheads as if they were dough and drumming on…

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ISSUE Project Room 2017 Gala

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ISSUE Project Room,
22 Boerum Place, ground floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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ISSUE Project Room and the Board of Directors invite you to join us for our annual Gala, taking place on Wednesday October 18th, 2017. Celebrating the trajectory of experimental performance in Brooklyn, and the Borough as a center for innovation…

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Free

Joseph Myers, Kirkegaard AssociatesRecital halls, rehearsal rooms and research spaces

October 19 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Tanna Schulich Hall, Elizabeth Wirth Music Building,
527 Sherbrooke St. W.
Montreal, Quebec H3A 1E3 Canada
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This CIRMMT Distinguished Lecture brings Chicago's Kirkegaard Associate's Design Principal President, Joseph Myers to Montreal. McGill's new Music Multimedia Room, currently under construction, is a room with few parallels in the world. It is a large room designed specifically for…

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$15

Face-Off: Beer vs Liquor! Original Gravity challenges Exhibit A and Short Path to a Pairing Duel

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Short Path Distillery,
71 Kelvin St
Everett, MA 02149 United States
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Original Gravity Concert Series presents the most compelling challenge yet to the craft beverage industry — create a unique drink that best interprets and accentuates the gripping works of local composer Steven Snowden. You’ll be the judge as Exhibit ‘A’…

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$20 - $30

JACK Quartet: Soundscape America Concert One

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Miller Theatre,
2960 Broadway at 116th Street
New York, NY United States
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The string quartet is an iconic configuration in classical music. This fall, JACK Quartet takes on the most consequential American string quartets of the twentieth century, and introduces Miller audiences to new masterworks by contemporary composers. Soundscape America explores these…

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$15 - $25

Brooklyn Rider: Spontaneous Symbols

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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Johnny Gandelsman – Violin Colin Jacobsen – Violin Nicholas Cords – Viola Michael Nicolas – Cello Veteran string quartet Brooklyn Rider presents Spontaneous Symbols, an evening of new works composed for the intrepid ensemble. Often noted for their global collaborations…

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