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February 19, 2023
8:00pm
  • Performance

PAKT

Ars Nova Workshop presents the genre-defying improvising quartet PAKT at Solar Myth on February 19, 2023.

February 23, 2023
8:00pm
  • Performance

Marc Ribot: The Jazz-Bins

Please join us for iconoclastic punk-jazz guitarist Marc Ribot’s newest project: The Jazz-Bins.

2/26 - Wolf Eyes & Marshall Allen
2/27 - Wolf Eyes & Difficult Messages Group
8:00PM
  • Performance

Wolf Eyes

Ars Nova Workshop presents the Detroit-based experimental noise duo Wolf Eyes along with collaborators at Solar Myth on February 26 & 27.

Mar. 10 – Sun of Goldfinger
Mar. 11 – Bat Channel
8:00PM
  • Performance

Tim Berne

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.

March 23, 2023
8:00pm
  • Performance

Sunken Cages x dragonchild

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.

March 24, 2023
8:00pm
  • Performance

Titan to Tachyons

Ars Nova Workshop presents the all-star jazz-metal group Titan to Tachyons at Solar Myth on March 24, 2023.

March 26, 2023
8:00pm
  • Performance

Bill Orcutt’s “Music For Four Guitars”

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.

Tuesday, March 28
7:00PM & 9:00PM
  • Performance

Mark Guiliana

Ars Nova Workshop presents an evening with Mark Guiliana and his jazz quartet, with back-to-back performances at Solar Myth.

April 4, 2023
8:00pm
  • Performance

Xylouris White

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.

April 5, 2023
8:00pm
  • Performance

FUJI|||||||||||TA + claire rousay

Ars Nova Workshop presents Japanese sound artist FUJI|||||||||||TA and experimental composer claire rousay in a double bill at Solar Myth.

News

October 14, 2022

A home of our own!

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.

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March 8, 2022

Please Welcome Anthony Tidd!

Ars Nova Workshop is excited to announce Anthony Tidd as a new member of our team, joining us as Chief Creative Catalyst.

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March 3, 2022

Dangerous Sounds with WRTI FM and JazzDanmark

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.

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February 17, 2022

File Under Freedom

Milford Graves multi-layered interdisciplinary works are included in a new exhibition about improvisation in art and music at Bergen Kunsthall in Norway.

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February 11, 2022

Ars Nova and Immanuel Wilkins on NPR’s Jazz Night in America

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.

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February 4, 2022

Odean Pope and Immanuel Wilkins: ReSounding Progressions

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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