Last Thursday, Classicalite was granted exclusive access to rehearsals for Karl Berger and his Improvisers Orchestra fortnightly residency at Brooklyn's ShapeShifter Lab.
The funniest pics from Classicalite's INSTANT REPIN! Pinterest board.
Later today, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission will honor Miles Davis' townhouse at an official Medallion Ceremony.
A note from David Lang, Michael Gordon and Julia Wolfe...
Asked why they drink alone, Anti-Social Music--that lovably anarchic group of composers, performers and all-around provocateurs--responded pretty much exactly how one would expect.
No, Mr. Gatsby--these are not pipes, indeed.
Senegalese griot Youssou N’Dour and Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho are this year's Polar Music Prize laureates.
According to Andrea Torres of The Miami Herald, Major League Baseball's best-hitting catcher, Mike Piazza, made his debut in Richard Rodgers and George Balanchine's Slaughter on Tenth Avenue with Miami City Ballet on Friday night.
35 years--and one day--after the Artists Space concerts of May 5 and 6, 1978, Classicalite looks to build the definitive No Wave library.
Here, then, is Scott Joplin's 'The Red Back Book'--as played by Gunther Schuller and the New England Conservatory of Music.
The End of an Ear (CBS, Dec. '70) | Rock Bottom (Virgin, July '74) | Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard (Virgin, May '75)
April is Jazz Appreciation Month, but it's National Poetry Month, too. So, to celebrate BOTH words and music, Classicalite's been featuring that verse which has made jazz AND poetry what they are today. The crescendo is over. It's now April 30--International Jazz Day.
To celebrate America's one true music, Classicalite has been featuring articles on those artists and individuals who have made jazz what she is today. Well, the crescendo's stopped here on April 30--International Jazz Day.
The funniest pics from Classicalite's INSTANT REPIN! Pinterest board...just in time for International Jazz Day!!
The Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Jazz Journalists Association will celebrate International Jazz Day, April 30, 2013, with a presentation of never-before-heard Armstrong recordings, a trumpet fanfare in honor of Louis and a soul food reception.