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UPTOWN NIGHTS: <br><b><i>SARAH ELIZABETH CHARLES AND SCOPE</i></b>
Dec
1
7:30 PM19:30

UPTOWN NIGHTS:
SARAH ELIZABETH CHARLES AND SCOPE

Sarah Elizabeth Charles and her band SCOPE have been together for nine years and continue to re-define their musical space. Through live performance and educational engagement, Sarah has shared her vision for what sonic landscapes have the potential to be. Harnessing freedom of expression, social commentary and ever-changing dialogue, this band’s name speaks for itself.

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UPTOWN NIGHTS: <br><b><i>ELIO VILLAFRANCA AFRO CARIBBEAN TRIO</i></b>
Dec
6
7:30 PM19:30

UPTOWN NIGHTS:
ELIO VILLAFRANCA AFRO CARIBBEAN TRIO

Over the years Elio Villafranca has recorded and performed nationally and internationally as a leader, featuring jazz master artists such as Pat Martino, Terell Stafford, Wynton Marsalis, Billy Hart, Paquito D’Rivera, Billy Harper, Eric Alexander, and Lewis Nash, Chick Corea, and Jon Faddis, Johnny Pacheco among others.

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<b><i>ANTIGONE IN FERGUSON</i></b>
Sep
13
to Oct 13

ANTIGONE IN FERGUSON

Translated and directed by Theater of War Productions’ Artistic Director Bryan Doerries and composed by Phil Woodmore, the project fuses a dramatic reading by leading actors of excerpts from Sophocles’ Greek tragedy with live choral music performed by a choir of activists, police officers, youth, and concerned citizens from Ferguson and New York City.

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UPTOWN NIGHTS: Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah Presents Stretch Music Festival  |  Saturday
Mar
31
7:30 PM19:30

UPTOWN NIGHTS: Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah Presents Stretch Music Festival | Saturday

The second year of the Stretch Music Festival features Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah and his band along with musicians who push the boundaries of form as they reach back into the past creating bridges to right now. Rhythms such as Kassa Soro from the North East Highlands of Guinea, that predate the transatlantic slave trade as well as Salsa, Son and Swing which came after those rhythms, can be heard on Blues, Funk, Trap, Hip Hop and Stretch Music

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UPTOWN NIGHTS: Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah Presents Stretch Music Festival  |  Friday
Mar
30
7:30 PM19:30

UPTOWN NIGHTS: Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah Presents Stretch Music Festival | Friday

The second year of the Stretch Music Festival features Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah and his band along with musicians who push the boundaries of form as they reach back into the past creating bridges to right now. Rhythms such as Kassa Soro from the North East Highlands of Guinea, that predate the transatlantic slave trade as well as Salsa, Son and Swing which came after those rhythms, can be heard on Blues, Funk, Trap, Hip Hop and Stretch Music

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<b>MSM MINGUS ENSEMBLE</b> & <b>Jazz Then and Now:</b> A Conversation with Christian Scott and Stefon Harris
Mar
29
7:30 PM19:30

MSM MINGUS ENSEMBLE & Jazz Then and Now: A Conversation with Christian Scott and Stefon Harris

Jazz Then and Now is a conversation series, presented as part of the Stretch Music Residency that brings together innovative thought leaders in the field in dialogue on the history, the present and the future of jazz. Ethnomusicologist Fredara Hadley PhD. Will moderate what promises to be a rich conversation between Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah and Stefon Harris (Associate Dean and Director of the Manhattan School of Music Jazz Arts Program. The conversation will be preceded by a performance by the Manhattan School of Music Jazz Arts Program.

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Stretch Music Intensive
Mar
27
1:00 PM13:00

Stretch Music Intensive

Calling all music students, lovers of music and emerging musicians. Join us for a FREE immersive workshop with Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah and his incredible ensemble as part of the Stretch Music Residency with today’s most creative improvisers and learn about the Stretch Music App. Hosted by Manhattan School of Music.

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Uptown Nights: Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah presents Stretch Music x Afro New Orleanian/Black Indian Music (SOLD OUT)
Dec
14
7:30 PM19:30

Uptown Nights: Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah presents Stretch Music x Afro New Orleanian/Black Indian Music (SOLD OUT)

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah returns with two nights of genre blind music that will Stretch jazz music’s rhythmic, melodic and harmonic conventions to encompass a range of cultural influences from his own native New Orleans to West Africa and the Caribbean.

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Uptown Nights: Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah presents Stretch Music x Afro New Orleanian/Black Indian Music (SOLD OUT)
Dec
13
7:30 PM19:30

Uptown Nights: Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah presents Stretch Music x Afro New Orleanian/Black Indian Music (SOLD OUT)

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah returns with two nights of genre blind music that will Stretch jazz music’s rhythmic, melodic and harmonic conventions to encompass a range of cultural influences from his own native New Orleans to West Africa and the Caribbean.

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