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New Music in Bryant Park

Jul 11, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

| Free

World Time Zone, Sybarite5
6:00pm – 8:30pm | Upper Terrace Steps
World Time Zone
The all star group plays a mix of straight-ahead jazz with a cool bluster and far-reaching curiosity, influenced by soul, funk, R&B, and folk, and featuring Michael Blake’s commissioned work Contrasts In Individualism, an homage to the legacies of saxophonists Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young. www.michaelblake.net

Michael Blake, tenor saxophone
Shamie Royston, piano
Ben Allison, bass
Rudy Royston, drums

Sybarite5
With dynamic performances and influences from Radiohead to Mozart, the award winning string ensemble is turning heads throughout the music world, engaging the senses and redefining the rules of chamber music across the US. Commission: Revolve by composer Andy Akiho. www.sybarite5.org

Sami Merdinian, violin
Sarah Whitney, violin
Angela Pickett, viola
Laura Metcalf, cello
Louis Levitt, bass

About New Music in Bryant Park
Award-winning classical and jazz ensembles perform back to back each week, showcasing works commissioned by Chamber Music America.

Details

Date:
Jul 11, 2014
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://www.bryantpark.org/plan-your-visit/calendar.html?date=2014-07-06

Organizer

Bryant Park

Venue

Bryant Park