Ars Nova Workshop http://wrti.org en Still "The New Thing" - Exploring and Celebrating Free Jazz http://wrti.org/post/still-new-thing-exploring-and-celebrating-free-jazz <p>WRTI's J. Michael <span class="il">Harrison</span> recently moderated a very special panel that explored music known as "<strong>The New Thing" </strong>- from the <strong>free jazz movement</strong> of the 1950s and 1960s, led by innovators such as <strong>Ornette Coleman, Cecil Taylor, and Sun Ra.&nbsp; </strong></p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 02:30:52 +0000 WRTI Staff 7038 at http://wrti.org Still "The New Thing" - Exploring and Celebrating Free Jazz Jazz and Experimental Music in Philadelphia: Ars Nova Workshop At Work http://wrti.org/post/jazz-and-experimental-music-philadelphia-ars-nova-workshop-work <p></p><p>Ars Nova means “New Art." And for over a dozen years, Ars Nova Workshop in Philadelphia has been presenting musicians performing jazz and experimental music in interesting venues. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, promoting new music is in keeping with Philadelphia’s rich musical history.</p><p><strong>Coming up:</strong> <strong>Monday, June 24th at 8 pm</strong>, jazz pianist Uri Caine performs the second Masada book - "The Book Of Angels" -&nbsp; by composer John Zorn in a 19th-century storefront synagogue in South Philadelphia - Shivtei Yeshuron-Ezras Israel.</p><p><a href="http://www.arsnovaworkshop.com/events" target="_blank"><strong>More Information about the concerts.</strong></a></p><p>http://youtu.be/yHQE4AaghJg</p><p></p><p> Sat, 22 Jun 2013 13:33:10 +0000 Susan Lewis 6058 at http://wrti.org Jazz and Experimental Music in Philadelphia: Ars Nova Workshop At Work Ars Nova Workshop: Keeping Jazz and Experimental Music Alive in Philadelphia http://wrti.org/post/ars-nova-workshop-keeping-jazz-and-experimental-music-alive-philadelphia <p></p><p>Ars<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Nova means “New Art,” and for over a dozen years, </span>Ars<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Nova Workshop has been presenting musicians performing jazz and experimental music in Philadelphia. Susan Lewis reports on how promoting new music is in keeping with&nbsp;the City's&nbsp;rich musical history.&nbsp;</span></p><p><a href="http://www.arsnovaworkshop.com/events/billy-hart-quartet-03-20-2013" target="_blank"><strong>Coming up on Wednesday, March 20th at 8 pm...Ars Nova Workshop presents The Billy Hart Quartet at the Philadelphia Art Alliance on Rittenhouse Square in Center City, Philadelphia.</strong></a></p><p></p><p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 11:55:44 +0000 Susan Lewis 5198 at http://wrti.org Ars Nova Workshop: Keeping Jazz and Experimental Music Alive in Philadelphia