NYC Calendar August 2021

Highlight of the month: TIME:SPANS 2021 festival: August 12-29.
Complete program here
Special highlights included below.

TUESDAY, August 3 and MONDAY, August 16
7pm Max Johnson Heroes Trio
Jason Rigby – Tenor Saxophone; Max Johnson – bass and Jeff Davis – drums
https://www.viewcy.com/e/max_johnson_heroes_tr
VENUE: Barbès
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, August 7
2 – 5pm DMG-30 Celebration
Josh Sinton / Daniel Carter / Sam Newsome
Samantha Riott
Laura Cocks
VENUE: Oliver Coffee at 5 Oliver Street, New York
ADMISSION: free

THURSDAY, August 12
7.30pm + 9.30pm John Escreet

VENUE: The Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: $25/$10 members; cabaret seating: $35/$20 members

FRIDAY, August 13
7.30pm + 9.30pm Ralph Alessi and Baida Quartet
Ralph Alessi -trumpet
Craig Taborn -piano
Drew Gress -bass
Nasheet Waits -drums
VENUE: The Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: $10 -$35

FRIDAY, August 13
7pm String Orchestra of Brooklyn with Adam Tendler
Julius Eastman & Devonté Hynes
Eli Spindel – conductor
Adam Tendler – piano
Members of String Orchestra of Brooklyn
VENUE: Little Island @Pier55
ADMISSION: free (registration required)

FRIDAY, August 13
7–11pm False Harmonics #8
Matthew Shipp, Michael Bisio, Jason Hwang, Ama Birch & David Henderson perform with Alex Harsley’s The First Light
VENUE: Pioneer Works
ADMISSION: $15- $20

SATURDAY, August 14
6:30pm CD Release Performance for “Adam Lane / Stephen Gauci, Pandemic Duets”
Adam Lane – bass / Stephen Gauci – tenor saxophone
8pm Release “Morris/Gauci/Lane, Studio Sessions Vol. 3
Stephen Gauci – tenor sax / Adam Lane – bass / Joe Morris – drums
VENUE: DMG (In-Store)
ADMISSION: TBD

SATURDAY, August 14
8 PM Lea Bertucci / Charmaine Lee
https://www.jackny.org/whats-on/lea-bertucci-dumbo-arch
VENUE: The DUMBO Archway
ADMISSION: Tickets: $10

WEDNESDAY, August 18
7:30pm TIME:SPANS 2021 // JACK Quartet, Tony Arnold
Amy Williams, Urquintett (2020) for soprano and string quartet
Jason Eckardt, Passage (2020)
JACK Quartet
Tony Arnold, soprano
VENUE: DiMenna Center for Classical Music
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, August 19
7pm Tyshawn Sorey & International Contemporary Ensemble: Autoschediasm
Tyshawn Sorey – composer and conductor
musicians from the International Contemporary Ensemble
https://littleisland.org/program-autoschediasm/
VENUE: Little Island @Pier55
ADMISSION: free (registration required)

SUNDAY, August 22
7pm Claire Chase & The Juilliard School community: Pan
Claire Chase – flutes
Levy Lorenzo – electronics
Marcos Balter – composer
The Juilliard School community members
https://littleisland.org/program-pan/
VENUE: Little Island @Pier55
ADMISSION: free (registration required)

MONDAY, August 23
7pm Jeremiah Cymerman w/ special guest Brian Chase
Jeremiah Cymerman, celebrating his newest solo record “Citadels & Sanctuaries”
Brian Chase’s “Drums & Drones”
VENUE: IRL (80 Franklin Street, Brooklyn)
ADMISSION: $20

MONDAY, August 23
7:30pm TIME:SPANS 2021 // Talea Ensemble, Tony Arnold
Catherine Lamb, parallaxis forma (2016) for voice and ensemble
Sarah Hennies, Clock Dies (2021)
Oscar Bettison, La Arqueología del Neón
TALEA Ensemble
Soprano: Tony Arnold
Conductor: James Baker


VENUE: DiMenna Center for Classical Music
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, August 26
7:30pm TIME:SPANS 2021 // Seth Parker Woods + Pierre Alexandre Tremblay
George E. Lewis, Not Alone, 2014-15
Fredrick Gifford Difficult Grace, 2019
Monty Adkins, Winter Tendrils, 2014/2020
Nathalie Joachim, The Race: 1915, 2019
Ryan Carter, Default Mode Network, 2019
Freida Abtan, My Heart Is a River, 2020
Pierre Alexandre Tremblay, asinglewordisnotenough 3 [invariant], 2015
Seth Parker Woods, cello
Pierre Alexandre Tremblay, electronics

VENUE: DiMenna Center for Classical Music
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, August 26
7pm Brandon Lopez, Mat Maneri, Tyshawn Sorey
VENUE: Zürcher Gallery
ADMISSION: $15-20

THURSDAY, August 26
8pm Sonny Singh: Chardi Kala
Sonny Singh – vocals, trumpet, and dhol; Jonathan Goldberger – guitar; Ria Modak – guitar, harmonium, and vocals; Yuka Tadano – bass and Rohin Khemani – drums & tabla

VENUE: Barbès
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, August 27
7pm An Evening with Angélica Negrón, Caroline Shaw & Raquel Acevedo Klein
Raquel Acevedo Klein (voice, electronics),
Caroline Shaw (voice, viola, electronics)
Angélica Negrón (voice, electronics)
VENUE: Little Island @Pier55
ADMISSION: free (registration required)

SATURDAY, August 28
7:30pm TIME:SPANS 2021 // Talea Ensemble
Ashley Fure, Fast Forward (2015)
Anthony Cheung, A line can go anywhere (2019)
Matthias Pintscher, Bereshit (2011-2013)
TALEA Ensemble
James Baker, conductor
VENUE: DiMenna Center for Classical Music
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, August 29
7:30pm TIME:SPANS 2021 // Alarm Will Sound
Tyshawn Sorey, For George Lewis, 2019
Alarm Will Sound
Alan Pierson, conductor
VENUE: DiMenna Center for Classical Music
ADMISSION: $20

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