Ars Nova Workshop celebrates the 50th anniversary of legendary Chicago percussionist Kahil El’Zabar’s Ethnic Heritage Ensemble on February 9 & 10 at Solar Myth.
Ars Nova Workshop presents the genre-defying improvising quartet PAKT at Solar Myth on February 19, 2023.
Please join us for iconoclastic punk-jazz guitarist Marc Ribot’s newest project: The Jazz-Bins.
Ars Nova Workshop presents the Detroit-based experimental noise duo Wolf Eyes along with collaborators at Solar Myth on February 26 & 27.
Ars Nova Workshop presents the return of renowned saxophonist and composer Tim Berne for a two-night residency featuring a pair of his exploratory ensembles at Solar Myth on March 10 & 11, 2023.
Ars Nova Workshop presents a performance by two visionary artists dedicated to melding global and stylistic traditions. Debo Band saxophonist Danny Mekonnen and Indian-born drummer and electronic musician Ravish Momin join forces at Solar Myth on March 23, 2023.
Ars Nova Workshop presents the all-star jazz-metal group Titan to Tachyons at Solar Myth on March 24, 2023.
Ars Nova Workshop presents “Music for Four Guitars,” a startlingly minimalist new composition by guitarist Bill Orcutt, founding member of infamous noise rockers Harry Pussy, at Solar Myth on March 26, 2023.
Ars Nova Workshop presents an evening with Mark Guiliana and his jazz quartet, with back-to-back performances at Solar Myth.
Please join us for a performance by Xylouris White, the indefinable improvising duo project of lute player Georgios Xylouris and drummer Jim White on April 4, 2023.
Ars Nova Workshop presents Japanese sound artist FUJI|||||||||||TA and experimental composer claire rousay in a double bill at Solar Myth.
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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