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Ars Nova Workshop presents a unique double-bill with acclaimed drummer Chad Taylor with his stellar new trio featuring pianist Angelica Sanchez and guitarist Brandon Ross as well as the new trio Setting, at Solar Myth on Friday, December 8.
Ars Nova Workshop, in conjunction with Tri-Centric Foundation, presents the Gabriel Meyer Creative Orchestra performing the music of legendary composer Anthony Braxton, at Solar Myth on Saturday, December 9.
Ars Nova Workshop presents the duo of sonic experimentalists François J. Bonnet (Kassel Jaeger) and Stephen O’Malley (Sunn O)))) at Solar Myth on Monday, December 11.
Ars Nova Workshop presents Hu Vibrational, the hip-hop, electronica, and Afro-jazz influenced ensemble led by master percussionist Adam Rudolph, at Solar Myth on Friday, December 15.
Join Ars Nova Workshop every last Tuesday of the month at Solar Myth for Sun Ra Arkestra maestro Marshall Allen’s Ghost Horizons, alongside an all-star cast of rotating musicians.
Ars Nova Workshop kicks off 2024 with the improvising supergroup of saxophonist Zoh Amba, guitarist Steve Gunn, bassist Shahzad Ismaily and drummer Jim White at Solar Myth on Wednesday, January 3.
Ars Nova Workshop is thrilled to present the visionary, politically pointed post-fusion trio Ceramic Dog, comprising guitarist-activist Marc Ribot, bassist Shahzad Ismaily, and drummer Ches Smith, at Solar Myth on January 4.
Ars Nova Workshop is proud to present the return of iconic bassist William Parker and his legendary quartet In Order To Survive, at Solar Myth on January 5th and 6th.
Ars Nova Workshop is proud to present Nite Bjuti, the collective trio of vocalist Candice Hoyes, turntablist/percussionist Val Jeanty, and bassist Mimi Jones, at Solar Myth on Friday, January 26.
Ars Nova Workshop presents the inventive trumpeter Peter Evans, a master of extended technique, and his new quartet Being & Becoming, at Solar Myth on February 2.
Ars Nova Workshop presents a new trio bringing together three singular jazz and improvising artists - poet Fred Moten, pianist Craig Taborn, and bassist Brandon López - at Solar Myth on Sunday, February 4.
Ars Nova Workshop celebrates the 50th anniversary of legendary Chicago percussionist Kahil El’Zabar’s Ethnic Heritage Ensemble on Wednesday, February 7 at Solar Myth.
Ars Nova Workshop presents the Consentrik Quartet, led by Wilco guitarist and legendary six-string groundbreaker Nels Cline, at Solar Myth on February 9-10.
Ars Nova Workshop presents Japanese-born jazz fusion trumpeter Takuya Kuroda at Solar Myth on February 17.
Ars Nova Workshop presents the return of game-changing drummer, producer and beat scientist Makaya McCraven, at Solar Myth on February 21-22.
Ars Nova Workshop is thrilled to present Lux Quartet, the new group co-led by pianist Myra Melford and drummer Allison Miller, at Solar Myth on Friday, February 23.
Please join Ars Nova Workshop on Friday, March 1 at Solar Myth for two sets by the always irreverent and defiantly original The Bad Plus, now expanded to a quartet line-up featuring some of progressive jazz’s most revered artists.
Ars Nova Workshop presents the intriguing ensemble Griots Speak, a fusion of inside and outside sensibilities led by guitarist Charlie Apicella, at Solar Myth on Thursday, March 7.
Ars Nova Workshop welcomes percussionist Ches Smith and his new project Laugh Ash to Solar Myth on Monday, March 11.
Ars Nova Workshop is pleased to prevent the return of renowned saxophonist Tim Berne with his new trio Bearclaw, featuring regular collaborators Gregg Belisle-Chi and Tom Rainey, at Solar Myth on Saturday, March 16.
Ars Nova Workshop presents the intricate and exacting music of Baltimore-based avant-rock band Horse Lords, at Solar Myth on March 20.
Ars Nova Workshop presents the all-star jazz-metal group Titan to Tachyons at Solar Myth on Wednesday, March 27.
Ars Nova Workshop presents the compellingly original vocalist/composer Amirtha Kidambi and her electroacoustic quartet Elder Ones at Solar Myth on Saturday, March 30.
ReSounding Progressions — Ars Nova Workshop supports an intergenerational collaboration and interpretation of jazz poetry as musical composition.
Ars Nova Workshop, in collaboration Artists Space (NYC), presents a multiform retrospective exhibition and event series dedicated to the life and work of interdisciplinary artist and percussionist Milford Graves.
Ars Nova Workshop announces a new home venue located at the old Boot & Saddle bar in Philadelphia, and a partnership with Solar Myth, a new cafe and listening room slated to open at the location in November 2022.
Ars Nova Workshop is excited to announce Anthony Tidd as a new member of our team, joining us as Chief Creative Catalyst.
WRTI celebrates the U.S. launch of the Dangerous Sounds podcast, with a series of live performances and a Philadelphia engagement presented by Ars Nova Workshop.
Milford Graves multi-layered interdisciplinary works are included in a new exhibition about improvisation in art and music at Bergen Kunsthall in Norway.
NPR'S Jazz Night in America was there to catch Immanuel Wilkins and his superbly intuitive band deliver a transcending performance at PhilaMOCA in January.
Ars Nova Workshop is proud to support this intergenerational collaboration between Odean Pope and Immanuel Wilkins, with jazz poet and literary scholar Herman Beavers, in an interpretation of his work as musical composition.
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