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Ars Nova Workshop is proud to announce living legend Odean Pope as the recipient of the 2023 Nova Award, to be presented at our 4th Annual Fundraiser at Solar Myth.
Ars Nova Workshop presents saxophonist, flutist, and composer Anna Webber with her exploratory new quintet Shimmer Wince, at Solar Myth on Monday, October 2.
Ars Nova Workshop and Asian Arts Initiative present the psychedelic drone family band TENGGER at the Pearl Street Viaduct on Tuesday, October 3.
Ars Nova Workshop presents bassist and composer Dezron Douglas and his quintet, at Solar Myth on Friday, October 6.
Ars Nova Workshop presents violist Mat Maneri, one of the most original and compelling artists of his generation, leading his stellar quartet at Solar Myth on Saturday, October 7.
Ars Nova Workshop and PRISM Quartet present new and rearranged works from composer-drummer Susie Ibarra, at Solar Myth on October 8.
Ars Nova Workshop presents two performances by the mesmerizing, exploratory trio Glass Band featuring guitarists Steve Gunn and Bill Nace with drummer John Truscinski at Solar Myth on October 12 and 13, 2023.
Ars Nova Workshop presents the explosive trio mssv, teaming guitarist Mike Baggetta with drummer Stephen Hodges and punk legend Mike Watt, at Solar Myth on Saturday, October 14. Ava Mendoza opens.
As part of the 2023 Philly Music Fest, Ars Nova Workshop celebrates the 50th anniversary of two landmark albums that expanded the boundaries of jazz fusion: Herbie Hancock’s Head Hunters and the Carlos Santana / John McLaughlin collaboration Love Devotion Surrender.
Ars Nova Workshop presents the Panama-born, Chicago-based drummer and DJ Daniel Villarreal at Solar Myth for two nights, October 20-21.
Ars Nova Workshop presents the Universal Generations Trio led by pianist and early AACM member Adegoke Steve Colson, at Solar Myth on Friday, October 27.
Ars Nova Workshop presents thrilling guitarist Nick Millevoi and his Digital Reaction quartet, at Solar Myth on October 28.
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 presents Tim Berne's newly formed trio Oceans And, with accordionist and multi-instrumentalist Aurora Nealand and cellist Hank Roberts, at Solar Myth on November 2.
Ars Nova Workshop and R5 Productions presents Tortoise at Union Transfer on November 6.
Ars Nova Workshop is pleased to present the legendary Brazilian percussionist Mauro Refosco, performing Airto Moreira’s classic album Free at Solar Myth on Friday, December 1.
Ars Nova Workshop presents a unique double-bill acclaimed drummer Chad Taylor with his stellar new trio featuring pianist Angelica Sanchez and guitarist Brandon Ross and 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.
Ars Nova Workshop presents the intricate and exacting music of Baltimore-based avant-rock band Horse Lords, at Solar Myth on March 20.
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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