William Parker’s In Order To Survive
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.
One of the pioneering figures of the New York avant-garde jazz scene, William Parker is revered as a bassist, improvisor, composer, bandleader, griot, shaman and community leader. In the mid-1990s, when Parker finally took on the band leadership role that had long been urged on him by his fellow musicians, In Order To Survive was launched as his principal small ensemble. The group proceeded to regularly astonish audiences here in New York City, at various points west, and in Europe. Each member of the group is a cornerstone of their respective improvisational arena and share long and intricately entwined histories: alto saxophonist Rob Brown, pianist Cooper-Moore, and drummer/percussionist Hamid Drake.
$30 General Admission
21 & Over
In Order To Survive
with special guest
Solar Myth, 1131 S. Broad Street
These are seated shows.