Music Listings – 11/23 through 11/29/2015


Date: Monday, November 23, 2015
Time: 8pm
Venue: Roulette (509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217)
Ticket: $20
Genre: jazz/improv

GO: ORGANIC GUITAR ORCHESTRA – composed and improvisationally conducted by ADAM RUDOLPH

Performing guitar artists:  Nels Cline, David Gilmore, Miles Okazaki, Damon Banks, Marco Cappelli, Liberty Ellman, Joel Harrison, Jerome Harris, Brandon Ross, Kenny Wessel.

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The Creative Music Foundation (CMF) to Sponsor l’Ecole Fula Flute in West Africa

The Creative Music Foundation is acting as the nonprofit ‘fiscal sponsor’ for CMS alumnus Sylvain Leroux’s project to teach music to children in Guinea, West Africa. CMF is taking tax-deductible donations for the ‘l’Ecole Fula Flute.’ Read Sylvain’s story of how he started the school and the progress it’s made.

Text by Sylvain Leroux

Something very special has been happening in Guinea and l’Ecole Fula Flute has taken a life of its own.

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Recommended Event For Musicians to check out: Take action to end nonpayment!

Freelancers Uninon logoDate: November 19, 2015
Time: 9:00am – 5pm
Where: LMHQ (Lower Manhattan Head Quaters), 150 Broadway, New York, NY

Join your fellow freelancers for a Day of Action in support of the #FreelanceIsntFree campaign at Lower Manhattan HQ!

Freelancers Union members (and anyone interested in learning more) can work for free from 9AM to 5PM. As well, Freelancers Union volunteer representatives and staff will be available from 11AM to 1PM to discuss how you can join the campaign.

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Music Listings – 11/16 through 11/22/2015

1. Home Within

Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Times: 8pm
Venue: Miller Theatre/Columbia University (2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027)
Tickets: $15, $25 & $30
Genre: audio-visual performance

A sixty-minute audio-visual performance, Home Within is the latest project of Syrian composer and clarinetist, Kinan Azmeh, and Syrian-Armenian visual artist, Kevork Mourad. In this work, art and music develop in counterpoint to each other, creating an impressionistic reflection on the Syrian revolution and its aftermath.

Home Within has been touring North America and Europe to raise awareness and funds for Syrian refugees. Continue reading

Music Film Docu: “JACO”… larger-than-life bassist story in flowing images

JACO tells the story of Jaco Pastorius, a self-taught, larger-than-life musician who changed the course of modern music. Never-before-seen archive unveils the story of Jaco’s life, his music, his demise, and the lasting victory of artistic genius.

JACO presents the world of the bass guitar phenomenon through the eyes of his family and various musical collaborators.

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