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Venue:
Philadelphia Art Alliance251 S. 18th St.
Philadelphia, PA Map
Price: $15 General Admission
Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 8:00pm

Barry Altschul's 3dom Factor

Barry Altschul, drums
Jon Irabagon, alto saxophone
Joe Fonda, bass

Ars Nova Workshop is pleased to welcome back Barry Altschul 3dom Factor.

New York City drummer Barry Altschul was a member of Circle, the innovative experimental jazz ensemble featuring Chick Corea, Dave Holland and Anthony Braxton, which released several stunning albums in the early-1970s on Blue Note and ECM. Altschul continued working with Braxton—sometimes alongside other AACM members such as Roscoe Mitchell, Leo Smith and George Lewis—and has worked with Paul Bley, Art Pepper, Lee Konitz and Andrew Hill. He was also featured on the classic Dave Holland album Conference of the Birds.

Altschul's trio brings together two musicians with whom he has collaborated on several occasions. He worked frequently with Joe Fonda in FAB Trio with Billy Bang, and Altschul has most recently worked with the saxophonist Jon Irabagon on the album Foxy, released in 2010 by Hot Cup. Fonda, a member of the long-running Nu Band, has played with Archie Shepp, Bill Dixon and Han Bennink. Irabagon, a Thelonious Monk Saxophone Competition winner, has worked with Vijay Iyer, Lou Reed and Evan Parker; he is also a member of Mostly Other People Do The Killing, with Moppa Elliott, Ron Stabinsky, and Kevin Shea.