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Jazz and the Collective Conscious

Merriam-Webster defines evocation in the following way: a. the summoning of a spirit b. imaginative recreation Many of us would agree that at least one reason we listen to music is to escape the mundanity of the everyday. But how often do we consider the possibility of using it as a tool to access ancestral

New Experience Series at Hart Bar This Thursday

This Thursday, March 21, the New Experience music series continues at Hart Bar. We have a very exciting lineup for this one. Please come out for an incredible night of music, art, and fellowship in the community. Thursday, Mar 21 8 pm–Doors Open 9 pm–Flin van Hemmen, Cecilia Lopez, Matteo Liberatore 9:45 pm–No Land &

Lima Scene: The Shapes of Sound in Peru

Peru, is there any space inside you? Is anybody listening to anything? How can I determine, or even simply understand your complex and varied mind? Such a diverse people, millions each consuming different cultural products. A mosaic of options, an unlimited space of possibilities which is brought to reality through a very refined process of

4th New Ear Festival at Fridman Gallery

Beginning tomorrow, the 4th New Ear Festival begins at the Fridman Gallery with an exciting lineup. All performances 8 pm. Admission $20/$15 students. Buy Tickets Wednesday, January 9 Mary Lucier (slide projectors/stopwatches) Luke Stewart (bass/electronics), Miriam Parker (dance), Patrick Cain (video) Bob Bellerue (amplified & acoustic percussion, feedback) Thursday, January 10 Leila Bordreuil (cello) David

Increasing Our Reach

We want to take a moment to thank all of our readers for supporting Jazz Right Now in 2018. The number of visitors to our site increased by over 9% this year. The share of our readers coming from outside the United States continued to increase as it has over the past 3 years. We

Must See: Fridman Gallery 5th Anniversary Festival

Fridman Gallery is celebrating its fifth anniversary in the West Village and they are hosting a week of amazing concerts. The bills pay tribute to the wide variety of cutting edge music happening right now in New York and beyond. For a full listing, see the Fridman Gallery website.

Solidarity with New York Musicians

At Jazz Right Now, we have been positively overwhelmed by the response to our recent post about challenges faced by members of the musicians’ community. The post went viral on social media and drew many vocal supporters. In consultation with the musicians involved, we have elected to remove the post to avoid any possible backlash

Solidarity with New York Musicians [Updated Post]

At Jazz Right Now, we have been positively overwhelmed by the response to our recent post about challenges faced by members of the musicians’ community. The post went viral on social media and drew many vocal supporters. In consultation with the musicians involved, we have elected to remove the post to avoid any possible backlash

Gentrification and Art Space: The Case of Silent Barn

Guest Writer: Adin Rimland Gentrification is described as a replacement of lower-income populations and businesses in a specific neighborhood by more affluent ones. Gentrification actually goes beyond displacement and includes the replacement and exclusion of certain populations and businesses from a neighborhood. In this article, I want to touch on the elements that create a space which allows

We Have Voice Collective Releases Manifesto Demanding Safer Workplaces in the Performing Arts

As part of the groundswell of activism that has emerged from the #MeToo movement, the We Have Voice Collective–an organization composed of fourteen female and non-binary artists–has issued a code of conduct demanding zero tolerance of harassment of any kind in the performing arts. The collective is composed of artists who represent a diverse array