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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    to Events Saturday May 09 2015 8 00PM Ars Nova Workshop Presents Tyshawn Sorey Trio 15 General Admission The Philadelphia Art Alliance and Ars Nova Workshop are proud to present the Tyshawn Sorey Trio Praised by the New York Times as one of Five Drummers Whose Time is Now Tyshawn Sorey has played with artists like Vijay Iyer Steve Colman Steve Lehman and Myra Melford On Alloy Pi 2014 his first recording as a leader since 2011 Sorey takes the jazz piano tradition as exemplified by Bill Evans Paul Bley and Andrew Hill and extends the continuum to include compositional influences from classical music Though as a sideman Sorey is known for his impossibly virtuosic technique mixing rapid fire playing with power and tumultuous eruptions his own compositions take a more pensive tone infusing formal classical composition with space for improvisation The other members of the trio have long histories of performing Sorey s compositions Pianist Cory Smythe praised by the Washington Post for the ferocity and finesse of his technique has worked with John Zorn Peter Evans Vijay Iyer Steve Lehman and Anthony Braxton and has released his own solo album Pluripotent Bassist Tordini is best known for his

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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    pleased to welcome Liebesfreud for another Last Fridays concert series May 1st 5 30 p m Pierre Tourville joins us again this time for Brahms Audiences will remember with great pleasure M Tourville s Philadelphia premiere in Mozart s C minor Viola Quintet last spring This year Pierre has graciously agreed to join us in our season ending concert with the Brahms F major Viola Quintet The companion work opening

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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    Member Donate Now Back to Events Friday April 24 2015 11 00 AM to 7 00 PM Philadelphia Art Book Fair Free Philadelphia Art Alliance exhibits our catalogs during this two day event Also featured New releases from photo and art book publishers as well as artist books zines and publications from art institutions Come out and enjoy two days of art literature fun APRIL 24 FRIDAY Exhibitors 11 00am

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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    Times alto saxophonist Steve Lehman s Travail Transformation and Flow Pi 2009 Steve Coleman and Five Elements Harvesting Semblances and Affinities Pi 2010 and David Virelles s Continuum Pi 2012 A student of Steve Coleman Finlayson breathes fire but displays finely honed command and control techniques while making every note count All About Jazz Guitarist Mary Halvorson describes his sound as razor clear and yet simultaneously vulnerable Sicilian Defense is

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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    Fundraiser December 12 14 2014 Friday December 12 2014 12 00 pm 5 00 pm See More Shop on the Square Preview Cocktail Reception Thursday December 11 2014 6 00 pm to 9 00 pm See More Liebesfreud Last Fridays Concert Friday November 28 2014 5 45 PM to 6 45 PM See More Makers Mixer Wednesday November 19 2014 6 30 to 9 00 PM See More Evening Lecture

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/past-events/page/6/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    Directions Parking ADMISSION MEMBERS FREE ADULTS 5 SENIORS 3 STUDENTS 3 Suggested Donations Become a Member Donate Now Back to Events Sunday March 15 2015 Extended Beyond The Wall Exhibition Gallery Hours Tuesday Friday 11AM 5PM Saturday Sunday 12PM 5PM Join us as we extend the exhibition of Beyond The Wall a new project by Eric Okdeh presented in partnership with The Philadelphia MuralArts Program s Restorative Justice Department in

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/event/beyond-the-wall-opening-reception/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    continued on that instrument through high school and then in a U S Army band stationed in Germany During his Army stint he was first introduced to traditional jazz Clifford Thornton s Freedom and Unity recorded in 1967 and released in 1969 was the first recording on which McPhee appears In 1968 he began playing the saxophone and since has investigated a wide range of instruments including pocket trumpet clarinet valve trombone and piano with active involvement in both acoustic and electronic music As a leader during that time McPhee recorded Underground Railroad CJR 1969 Nation Time CJR 1970 and Trinity CJR 1971 featuring Philadelphia s Harold E Smith and Mike Kull These recordings were described by All About Jazz in 2012 as albums that define a period of time and will forever stand as monuments in the era of civil rights These are pieces of music with critical artistic values that represent what it is to express freely while in the shadows of oppression It is art expressed in all its glory and greatness and McPhee is its prophet A regular performer at William Parker s Vision Festival McPhee has recorded or performed with a host of the avant garde s finest and most radical voices including Parker Hamid Drake Pauline Oliveros Peter Brötzmann Evan Parker Ken Vandermark Paal Nilssen Love and Ingebrigt Haker Flaten His longstanding group Trio X with Dominic Duvall and Jay Rosen has released many albums including Rapture Cadence Jazz 1998 Voted on of the 100 greatest drummers of alternative music by Spin Magazine 2013 drummer and multi instrumentalist Chris Corsano creates ferociously dense improvisational soundscapes augmenting his drumkit with found objects household devices and other auxiliary percussion Working at the nexus of free jazz and rock He has performed and recorded with luminaries such

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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    Art Alliance is pleased to welcome Ars Nova Workshop as they present the Philadelphia debut of the Renga Ensemble The brainchild of clarinetist and composer James Falzone this ensemble takes both its name and its concept from a centuries old form of collaborative Japanese poetry in which two or more poets produce a single meditative work Falzone s vision is designed to celebrate the clarinet s breadth of sonic possibilities Chicago Music To that end he is joined by fellow Chicagoans Ken Vandermark Keefe Jackson and Jason Stein the Bay Area s Ben Goldberg and New York s Ned Rothenberg MacArthur Fellow and jazz legend Ken Vandermark leads many of his own ensembles in addition to past work with groups like the Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet and Powerhouse Sound Ben Goldberg a former student of Steve Lacy and Joe Lovano has worked with Zeena Parkins Vijay Iyer Myra Melford and John Zorn among others and is the leader of several celebrated ensembles including Tin Hat the New Klezmer Trio and the Ben Goldberg Quintet Ned Rothenberg has collaborated with Evan Parker Marc Ribot Dave Douglas Thomas Chapin John Zorn and many more Jason Stein has performed with Michael Moore Jeff

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