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Entertaining Science: ASTROBIOLOGY, ACCORDIONOLOGY 10/1/2017
Entertaining Science: BE DAZZLED 9/3/2017
Entertaining Science: CROSSING GENRES, IN SEARCH OF EXOMOONS 6/4/2017
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE: THE NESTEDNESS OF THINGS 5/7/2017
Entertaining Science: MUTANT MIRACLES 4/2/2017
Entertaining Science: EVIDENCE THAT MUSIC HEALS, AND NOT JUST THE SOUL 3/5/2017
Entertaining Science: THE ABSTRACT BOWL! 2/5/2017
Entertaining Science: CARBON’S ITALIAN FAMILY CONNECTIONS 12/4/2016
Entertaining Science: Cold War, Warm Climate 11/6/2016
Entertaining Science: DO BABIES GET THE BLUES? 10/2/2016
Entertaining Science: The Jazz of Physics, Artificial Intelligence and Sculpture 9/4/2016
Entertaining Science: MUSIC FOR THE CORNELIA FIREWORKS 7/3/2016
Entertaining Science: THE MUSE AT THE BIRTH OF THE UNIVERSE 6/5/2016
Entertaining Science: FLAMENCO ON THE BRAIN 5/1/2016
Entertaining Science: The Jazz Cure for Molecules in Distress 4/3/2016
Entertaining Science: OLIVER ON OUR MINDS 3/6/2016
Entertaining Science: THE DANCE OF MOLECULES 2/7/2016
Entertaining Science: 65 MILLION YEARS OF BIRD EVOLUTION DON’T LIE 12/6/2015
Entertaining Science: WHAT MISTINGUETT AND MARIE CURIE TALKED ABOUT 11/1/2015
Entertaining Science : Oscillation/Why Wake Up in the Morning 10/4/2015
Entertaining Science : What did Roald do over the summer? 9/6/2015
Entertaining Science: Turning Breath Into Music 6/7/2015
Entertaining Science: THE HARMONIC DESTINY OF HEALING 5/3/2015
Entertaining Science: EGGSTRAVAGANZA (AND CHICKENS TOO) 4/5/2015
Entertaining Science: Pluto and the Ice Princess, Together at Last 3/1/2015
Entertaining Science: LUNINE, LIGETI, and McMURRAY 2/1/2015
Entertaining Science: SOUND SYMMETRY - Patterns of Mind  1/4/2015
Entertaining Science: SO YOU THINK YOU’VE HEARD IT ALL? 12/7/2014
Entertaining Science: Light and Color 11/2/2014
Entertaining Science: The Big Melt: Tales of Antarctica 10/5/2014
Entertaining Science: ONE NOTE AT A TIME? IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE LIKE THAT!  9/7/2014
Entertaining Science: Unfolding Evolution 6/1/2014
Entertaining Science: Life's Music 5/4/2014
Entertaining Science: SING TO ME, O NATURAL PHILOSOPHER! 4/6/2014
Entertaining Science: EDGES and GRAVITONS 3/2/2014
Entertaining Science: MUSIC, LANGUAGE LEARNING US 2/2/2014
Entertaining Science: SMALL, DEADLY, AND DELICIOUS 1/5/2014
Entertaining Science: CO-SEISMIC PIANO 12/1/2013
Entertaining Science: Explosive evolution in birds 11/3/2013
Entertaining Science: Interactions : So Complicated It's Simple 10/6/2013
Entertaining Science: CIAO BELLA! WHAT MAKES AN ARIA OR AN ALCOHOL BEAUTIFUL? 9/1/2013
Entertaining Science: Mars ! 6/9/2013
Entertaining Science: MUSIC OF THE SPHERES 5/12/2013
Entertaining Science: On Paper 4/14/2013
Entertaining Science: Now Hear This! 3/10/2013
Entertaining Science: A Jump into the Gene Pool 2/10/2013
Entertaining Science: FLIGHT CLUB 12/9/2012
Entertaining Science: YOU ARE WHAT YOU HEAR 11/11/2012
Entertaining Science: IT YEAST AIN’T THE SAME 10/14/2012
Entertaining Science: Hearts and Devils 9/9/2012
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE: PAY ATTENTION! 6/10/2012
Entertaining Science: Rhapsody for Piano and Universe 5/13/2012
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE  4/8/2012
Entertaining Science: BEAUTY AND THE BEASTIES 3/11/2012
Entertaining Science: The Two Garys--Guitar Zero & Exponential 2/12/2012
Entertaining Science: SILENT GENES AND GENTLE SONGS 1/8/2012
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, O UNIVERSE  12/11/2011
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE: THE DRONE AND THE UNIVERSE 11/13/2011
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE  10/9/2011
Entertaining Science 9/11/2011
Cafe Stories 7/25/2011
Entertaining Science 7/10/2011
Entertaining Science 6/12/2011
Entertaining Science 5/8/2011
Entertaining Science 4/10/2011
Entertaining Science 3/13/2011
Entertaining Science 2/13/2011
Entertaining Science: Abstraction and Passion: The Brainwave Music Project 1/9/2011
The Science of Fear in Words and MUsic 6/6/2010
Entertaining Science 5/2/2010
Prognosticating the World's Wheat and Bluegrass 4/4/2010
Entertaining Science -- Can culture emerge from scratch? 3/7/2010
Entertaining Science -- The Camera Never Lies 2/7/2010
Entertaining Science -- EXTREMES 1/3/2010
Entertaining Science -- YOU SEE WHAT YOUR BRAIN WANTS YOU TO SEE 12/6/2009
Entertaining Science -- SHAPES AND ENERGIES: LOVE AND HATE AMONG THE ATOMS 11/1/2009
Entertaining Science -- NATURAL LAW: DARWIN'S TANGLED BANK 10/4/2009
Entertaining Science -- THE WORLDS WE MAKE UP 9/6/2009
Entertaining Science -- ACQUA! THE SOUNDS AND SCIENCE OF WATER 6/7/2009
Entertaining Science -- EL BAILE BACTERIANO! 5/3/2009
Entertaining Science -- ANNIHILATION! 4/5/2009
Entertaining Science -- NANOARCHITECTURES: WHY MORE OF LESS IS MORE! 3/1/2009
Entertaining Science -- JEDUTHUN’S HEIRS: JEWISH GENES, JEWISH GROOVES 2/1/2009
Entertaining Science -- FLEAS ON STEROIDS 1/4/2009
Entertaining Science -- A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE LAB 12/7/2008
Entertaining Science -- IMAGINE SCIENCE IN FILM 11/2/2008
Entertaining Science -- The Haphazard Construction of the Human Mind 10/5/2008
Entertaining Science -- TABOOS 9/7/2008
Entertaining Science -- WAVE/PARTICLE 6/1/2008
Entertaining Science -- WHY DO WHALES SING? 5/4/2008
Entertaining Science -- It's the Way it Shatters that Matters 3/2/2008
Entertaining Science -- Five Feet High and Rising 2/3/2008
Entertaining Science -- SeaChange: Reversing the Tide 1/6/2008
Entertaining Science -- THINKING, FEELING 12/2/2007
Entertaining Science -- ALL IS PATTERN 11/4/2007
Entertaining Science -- Harmonious Triads 10/7/2007
Science 8/30/2007
Entertaining Science -- COLTRANE, EINSTEIN, AND COSMOLOGY 2 7/1/2007
Entertaining Science -- Reflections of the Animal Mind 6/3/2007
Entertaining Science -- HE SAYS, SHE SAYS, EITHER WAY IT'S ALL PHALLACY 5/6/2007
Entertaining Science -- A RIFF ON THE WAY TO STRUCTURE 4/1/2007
Entertaining Science -- ATYPICAL ANTIPSYCHOTICS 3/4/2007
Entertaining Science -- MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL 2/4/2007
Entertaining Science -- COSI SIMILI, COSI DIVERSE 1/7/2007
Entertaining Science -- I FORGOT TO LEARN TO FORGET 12/3/2006
Entertaining Science -- NAMING NATURE 11/5/2006
Entertaining Science -- Chateau Jiahu, Vintage 7000 BC 10/15/2006
Entertaining Science 2 -- Chateau Jiahu, Vintage 7000 BC 10/15/2006

Entertaining Science -- CHOICES
 9/3/2006
Entertaining Science -- Finally With Women 8/6/2006
Entertaining Science -- SMALL TALK AMONG THE BACTERIA 6/4/2006
Entertaining Science -- BIOMINERALIZATION: THE BEAUTY OF FUNCTION 5/7/2006
Entertaining Science -- AFTERNOON OF THE CHIMERAS 4/2/2006
Entertaining Science -- IN YOUR EAR 3/5/2006
Entertaining Science -- DARWIN’S BIRTHDAY BASH 2/5/2006
Entertaining Science -- NEON! 12/4/2005
Entertaining Science -- IMPROVISING ON CHAOS 11/13/2005
Entertaining Science -- GM FOODS; MONSTERS OR MIRACLES? 10/2/2005
Entertaining Science -- FERNS 9/4/2005
Entertaining Science -- FROM SAMARKAND TO CORDOBA 8/7/2005
Entertaining Science -- SCIENCE AND THE MORAL LIFE--A MISMATCH? 6/5/2005
Entertaining Science -- WHY DO BIRDS SING? 5/1/2005
Entertaining Science -- SHUFFLE OFF THIS MORTAL COIL 3/6/2005
Entertaining Science -- ECO-OPERA-EVO 2/6/2005

 
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Sunday
Apr 06
6:00PM  ENTERTAINING SCIENCE: SING TO ME, O NATURAL PHILOSOPHER!
Roald Hoffman, Dave Soldier, hosts

Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo soprano;  Mathew Schickele, composer;  Massimo Pigliucci, evolutionary biologist
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SING TO ME, O NATURAL PHILOSOPHER!

What is real science? And if it makes the human spirit soar, can we turn the excitement of discovery and creation into song? We will explore that wondrous land twixt philosophy, music, and science with mezzo soprano Hai-Ting Chinn and composer Mathew Schickele. The words of, inter alia, Marie Curie and Natalie Angier, will ring out. And philosopher of science and evolutionary biologist Massimo Pigliucci will be our guide to this territory.

  www.gander.tv/event/cornelia-street-cafe-sing-me-o-natural-philosopher-46-6pm-8pm

8:30PM  DAN WEISS & SAMARTH NAGARKAR
Dan Weiss, host

Dan Weiss, tabla, drums;  Samarth Nagarkar, voice;  Ohad Talmor, saxophone
Dan Weiss & Samarth Nagarkar image
Samarth Nagarkar is an astounding talent in the field of Hindustani Classical Music and he has the ability to mesmerize audiences wherever he sings. He will be accompanied by Dan on the tabla and drumset.

  www.danweiss.net

Monday
Apr 07
6:00PM  MONOLOGUES & MADNESS
Tulis McCall, host

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Original Monologues. No slamming, no judges, just great material, excellent actors and YOU. Come See These Amazing Daredevils Perform Without a Net!!!

  www.monologuesandmadness.com https://www.gander.tv/event/cornelia-street-cafe-monologues-madness-47-6pm-8pm

8:30PM  AMRAM & CO
David Amram, piano, french horn, flutes, composition & surprises;  Kevin Twigg, drums, glockenspiel;  Rene Hart, bass;  Elliot Peper, bongos;  Robbie Winterhawk, congas
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This series explores in his highly personable, generous and informal style the astonishing variety of David Amram's interests and accomplishments--renowned composer of symphonic classical music, jazz compositions, improvisation, spoken word, scat, he sits at the piano, schmoozes about music, about the greats, the beats, the obscure, the legendary; plays the French horn, pulls out all kinds of instruments (flutes, drums, horns) gathered from his many circumnavigations of the globe, pulls in guests drawn from just about every artistic walk of life.

Tonight with special guest poet Frank Messina reading his NY Mets poetry. The show will be filmed for a movie on the 1986 Mets, directed by Heather Quinlan.

  www.davidamram.com https://www.gander.tv/event/cornelia-street-cafe-amram-co-23-830pm-1030pm

Tuesday
Apr 08
6:00PM  CITY STORIES: STOOPS TO NUTS
Thomas Pryor, host

Tribute To Kurt Gerstmann Dean Dacian Robin Gelfenbien David Noven
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The neighborhood’s awake and talented storytellers & musicians are ready to paint characters and scenes for you.

Kurt Gerstmann, a close friend of Cornelia Street Café and Stoops to Nuts, died suddenly earlier this year. He was scheduled to do this show, and he will. We’re honoring Kurt in a showcase tribute featuring a short film by Dean Dacian.

Kurt Gerstmann had what the Chinese call an "interesting" life. A refugee at the age of one (Nazi Germany) he was smuggled out of Germany by nuns and spent time as a young boy in the Israeli Underground and Army. He ended up in Switzerland in a Medical school. A professional lifetime in Pathology (he's retired but volunteers time in NYU and Bellevue) provides the background to his stories some of which he told previously at the Cornelia Street Cafe.

Dean Dacian is a first generation New Yorker; his family emigrated from Romania in the sixties. Born and bred on the Upper West Side, he is a writer, director, actor, raconteur, bon vivant and man about town. A pedantic peripatetic, who’s brevity is "not" the soul of his wit, he is currently producing and directing a short film and book of poetry and fancies himself as The Nostalgic New Yorker.

Robin Gelfenbien wrote jokes for Rosie O’Donnell at The Matrix Awards. Her original comedy songs are played on Sirius Satellite Radio and The Wiseguy Show. She appeared on VH1’s “Awesomely Badder Videos,” AMC’s “Liza Life Coach.” Her critically acclaimed solo show, “My Salvation Has a First Name (A Wienermobile Journey),” premiered at the N.Y. International Fringe Festival. Robin performed at The Moth, RISK! Mortified, and her monthly storytelling series, “Yum’s the Word,” features her homemade ice cream cakes. She co- created the web series “Auntie, Do Tell” and was featured in Marie Claire and The Huffington Post.

David Noven has had 46 jobs, or at least that's how many he can recall. He currently works for New York City Transit. This is his first time doing this sort of thing.

Thomas Pryor's work is published in The New York Times, A Prairie Home Companion, and other periodicals. His blog:"Yorkville: Stoops to Nuts," is listed in The New York Times Blog Roll. Thomas appeared on PBS's TV series: "Baseball: A New York Love Story," NBC TV’s “New York Nonstop,” and Radio’s “This American Life.” His photography book, River to River ~ New York Scenes From a Bicycle, was published in 2012 (YBK). Last year, Cornelia Street Café hosted his two-month photography exhibition. NBC TV, New York Press/Our Town Downtown and NY1 TV praised the exhibit and the book. His stories are featured in three anthologies, Have A NYC 2, Lost and Found: Stories from New York and Mickey Mantle - Memories and Memorabilia.

  www.yorkvillestoopstonuts.blogspot.com/

8:30PM  BENJAMIN SCHEUER
Benjamin Scheuer, voice, guitar
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Benjamin Scheuer is the recipient of the 2013 ASCAP Foundation Cole Porter Award for songwriting, the 2013 Musical Theatre Network Award for Best Lyrics, and the curator of the Songwriter Series at Cornelia Street Café.

He is the writer/performer of THE LION, a one-man musical that opens off-Broadway at the Manhattan Theatre Club in June 2014. He also leads the band Escapist Papers, who recently released their second album, The Bridge.

"Benjamin Scheuer is New York's next great young songwriter. His music stirs the soul, his lyrics pierce the heart. He has wit, grace, power, and consistently dips his pen into the deepest emotional well." --Andrew Lippa

  www.BenjaminScheuer.com

10:00PM  JEAN ROHE
Jean Rohe, voice, guitar
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Jean Rohe is a multi-lingual singer, storyteller, and composer, mixing aesthetic approaches from jazz, folk, and Brazilian traditions. Her one-of-a-kind narrative songs, which range from fantastical riffs on old folktales to “phonojournalism”, a genre of her own invention, have won recognition from ASCAP and the New York Songwriters Circle, and her refreshingly candid performance won her the audience prize at the Montreux Jazz Festival. She is the recipient of residency fellowships through the Blue Mountain Center, The MacDowell Colony, and The Johnny Mercer Foundation. Her October 2013 release with her genre-bending 8-piece ensemble, Jean Rohe & The End of the World Show, has been called “masterful” (Daily News). Currently, she spends her time writing and performing in New York.

“A sure-footed young singer-songwriter,” –-The New York Times

  www.jeanrohe.com

Wednesday Apr 09 6:00PM  POETRY
Carol Matos, poetry;  Joanne Polk, piano;  Lucy Avery Brooke, poetry;  Kim Sykes, director
Ms Polk will perform works by Francis Poulenc, Domenico Scarlatti and Sergei Rachmaninoff.

Lucy Brooke will perform "Ekphrasis : A Few Words About Art"   http://www.gander.tv/event/cornelia-street-cafe-poetry-49-6pm-8pm

8:30PM  BOB ARTHURS TRIO
Bob Arthurs, trumpet, voice;  Steve LaMattina, guitar;  Joe Solomon, bass
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This unique group plays standards and originals and loves to improvise. Bob Arthurs sings as well. The trio has been performing regularly in the New York area for over two years. Bob Arthurs and Steve LaMattina have recently released a duo CD entitled Jazz for Svetlana, which has been well received by critics and the public alike: “The joy they trade is palpable.” Downbeat “It’s not a matter of chops here, but telling a story, and these guys tell them like Hans Christian Andersen. This (CD) will make you fall in love with music again.” Jazz Weekly

  www.bobarthursmusic.com /www.gander.tv/event/cornelia-street-cafe-bob-arthurs-trio-49-830pm-1030pm

Thursday
Apr 10
6:00PM  STONE, WING AND BEEFERMAN: A JAZZY SPLICE OF WORDS & MUSIC
Laurie Stone Catherine Wing Gordon Beeferman, piano
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Catherine Wing's second collection of poems, Gin & Bleach, won the Linda Bruckheimer Series in Kentucky Literature from Sarabande Books in 2012. Her poems have been published in such journals as Poetry, The Nation, and The New Republic, featured on The Writer's Almanac, and included in Best American Erotic Poems and Best American Poetry 2010. She teaches English and poetry at Kent State University and serves as the General Editor for the Wick Poetry Center’s Ohio Chapbook Series.

Composer/pianist GORDON BEEFERMAN has created and performed work spanning opera, orchestral, solo and chamber music, improvisation, and collaborations with dance, literary and visual arts. His “complex and daringly modern” compositions (NY Times) have been performed internationally. He leads Other Life Forms, an avant-jazz quartet that performs his music. His opera collaborations with librettist Charlotte Jackson include The Rat Land, to be premiered next season in Los Angeles, and The Enchanted Organ: A Porn Opera.

Author Laurie Stone frequently collaborates with writers, musicians, and artists, and her flash fiction is widely published. In 2005, in the Flux Factory project "Novel," she lived and wrote in a house built for her by an architecture team and installed in an art gallery.

  www.gander.tv/event/cornelia-street-cafe-stone-wing-and-beeferman-jazzy-splice-words-music-410-6pm-8

8:30PM  CLAUDIA QUINTET
John Hollenbeck , drums, composition;  Chris Speed, tenor sax, clarinet;  Red Wierenga, accordion;  Matt Moran, vibraphone;  Drew Gress, bass
Claudia Quintet image Signe Maehler
The Claudia Quintet Led by composer, drummer and four-time Grammy nominee John Hollenbeck, The Claudia Quintet have quietly but definitively recast jazz into shimmering new shapes inflected by classical minimalism, new music, progressive rock and post-rock. They are one of the most influential stylists on other musicians in cutting-edge jazz today. The sound of jazz and what jazz can be in our time has changed because of their sound and stance. Celebrating 15 years of work together with the release of September, this NYC ensemble’s sound continues to explore the edge without alienating the mainstream, proving that genre-defying music can be for everyone.

“Rich with ambition and empathetic interplay...the Claudia Quintet doesn’t...sound like anybody else. Which is exactly what makes them worth seeking out.” — Los Angeles Times

  www.johnhollenbeck.com

Friday
Apr 11
6:00PM  AVIDYA AND THE KLESHAS - SOLO SET
Stephanie Carlin, guitar, vocals
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Vocalist/guitarist Stephanie Carlin performs an intimate solo set. Buddhist texts describe Avidya and four other Kleshas as the fog in our consciousness, the mental states that cloud the mind, i.e why we suffer. Translated from Sanskrit, this incapacity to see reality for what it is defines “avidya,” which is the root klesha in all of us; it is the source of our other mental states of discomfort.

Stephanie Carlin is the bandleader of folk/jazz quintet Avidya And The Kleshas and the founder/creative director of Free Spirits Music, a mobile songwriting program. She believes artists hold a responsibility to serve as catalysts for evolution, social justice, and inner peace.

  avidyaandthekleshas.com

9:00PM & 10:30PM  ELLERY ESKELIN TRIO
Ellery Eskelin, tenor sax;  John Hébert, bass;  Billy Mintz, drums
Veteran saxophonist Ellery Eskelin presents an evening of improvisation in a classic setting of tenor saxophone, bass and drums. Bassist John Hébert’s robust tone and drummer Billy Mintz's agile swing promise to propel the music into surprising directions.

"…a rugged tenor saxophonist with a romantic streak that runs parallel to his experimental leanings…" The New Yorker

"An imaginative, daring improvisor...The tenor saxophonist favors long sinuous phrases with enough twists and turns to keep his solos in a state of surprise, and his edgy tone lets you know it's all animated by a cagey authority" (The Village Voice)

  http://home.earthlink.net/~eskelin/

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Saturday
Apr 12
6:00PM  GREEK-AMERICAN WRITERS ASSOCIATION
Penelope Karageorge, host


The Greek-American Writers Association invites you to get in touch with your literary kefi (gusto).

  http:///www.gander.tv/event/cornelia-street-cafe-dance-word-celebration-bells-and-wings-spring-419-6pm-8pm

9:00PM & 10:30PM  EIVIND OPSVIK OVERSEAS TRIO
Tony Malaby, tenor sax;  Eivind Opsvik, bass, electronics;  Kenny Wollesen, drums
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Norwegian expatriate Eivind Opsvik's band “Overseas” has been together for over ten years, have released 4 records and continue to play both underground rock clubs and jazz venues in New York City as well as festivals in the US and abroad.

Eivind writes and arranges all the music with a focus on mood and simplicity with impact, perhaps a breather from the over-intellectualization of muchof todays jazz

In the spring of 2012 they released their fourth album, aptly called “Overseas IV”.

Downbeat chimed in: "Eivind Opsvik's new opus belongs to a unique musical universe”

"The depth and almost feverish strangeness of the new Overseas IV still comes as a pleasant shock. Part harpsichord-accented chamber jazz and part snarly postprog rock, it's some of the freshest work we've heard this year.." --Time Out NY

  www.eivindopsvik.com

Sunday
Apr 13
6:00PM  SERIAL UNDERGROUND : NEW YORK¹S PREMIER NEW MUSIC VARIETY SHOW
Jed Distler, host

Massimo Giuseppe Bianchi, piano, composer;  Jed Distler, piano
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Schubert: Fantasie in F Minor for Piano Duet

Bianchi: Fantasia on Schubert

Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, transcribed for piano solo by Liszt

Massimo Giuseppe Bianchi studied piano with Bruno Canino and composition with composition Vittorio Fellegara, Bruno Zanolini, and György Ligeti. His concerts often embrace large-scale works ranging from Bach’s Goldberg Variations and the legendary Jean Barraqué Sonata, to the complete series of Franz Liszt piano transcriptions of Beethoven’s Nine Symphonies, as well as many contemporary works dedicated to him. Bianchi is also a versatile improviser, and frequently collaborates with the great Italian jazz pianist Enrico Pieranunzi and with Paolo Damiani and the French clarinetist Louis Sclavis. In 2011 he took part, on the invitation of Michele Campanella, in the prestigious “Liszt Marathon” at the Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome. His Naxos CD releases include Giorgio Federico Ghedini's complete solo piano music, plus the complete Ghedini and Respighi violin and piano music in a duo with violinist Emy Bernecoli. Bianchi's opera Il Rossini Perduto (The Lost Rossini) with libretto by Luigi Ballerini and set design by Marco Gastini previewed in November 2012 at the Palazzo Reale in Milan, and is being prepared for New York.

  http://www.composerscollab.org/

8:30PM  JAZZ LATIDO: SOFÍA REI
Bambam Rodriguez

Sofía Rei, voice;  JC Maillard, guitar, saz bass
Jazz Latido: Sofía Rei image Darial Snead
Argentine vocalist, songwriter and arranger Sofia Rei combines in her music stylistic codes drawn from multiple sources, ranging from South American folkloric styles to jazz, contemporary music and electronic sounds. Building on the success of her second release Sube Azul (World Village-Harmonia Mundi), Sofia returns with the spellbinding De Tierra y Oro (of earth and gold), described as a series of “philosophical wanderings”. The album received two independent Music Awards in the World Beat category for Best Album and Best Song in 2013. Her work as a leader and as part of projects of John Zorn, Maria Schneider, Bobby McFerrin, Frank London, Myra Melford and others has taken her all around the world and earned her critical acclaim. She continues to set herself apart with a bold new vision in the global music scene.

"As the Argentine singer Sofía Rei led her multinational band, the passion and clarity with which she assayed a tricky mix of South American rhythms and jazz-inflected harmonies made clear why she has been embraced by New York City audiences from Carnegie Hall to the hippest downtown haunts."
 -The New York Times

"Deep passion and a full spectrum of emotions." - Downbeat Magazine

  www.sofiamusic.com

Drum kit donated by
CANOPUS DRUMS, Japan

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