Stretch Music Intensive

April 9, 2019 1:00pm – 4:30pm

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah returns to MSM to lead a FREE masterclass on his genre blind Stretch Music. All music students, musicians and lovers of the jazz idiom and all its variabilities are welcomed to join this immersive workshop centered on improvisation, technique and thriving as a working artist today. Hosted by Manhattan School of Music.

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Bossi-Comelli Studio 
Manhattan School of Music
120 Claremont Avenue at 122nd St and Broadway
New York NY 10027 US

Uptown Nights: Elio Villafranca Afro Caribbean Trio

December 6, 2018 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Presented in collaboration with Carnegie Hall Citywide, a program of the Weill Music Institute.

Born in the Pinar del Río province of Cuba, Steinway Artist, Grammy Nominated, and 2014 Jalc Millennium Swing Award! Recipient pianist and composer Elio Villafranca was classically trained in percussion and composition at the Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana, Cuba. Since his arrival in the U.S. in mid 1995, Elio Villafranca is at the forefront of the latest generation of remarkable pianists, composers and bandleaders. Over the years Elio Villafranca has recorded and performed nationally and internationally as a leader, featuring jazz master artists such as Pat Martino, Terell Stafford, Wynton Marsalis, Billy Hart, Paquito D’Rivera, Billy Harper, Eric Alexander, and Lewis Nash, Chick Corea, and Jon Faddis, Johnny Pacheco among others. He is based in New York City and he is a faculty member of Temple University, Philadelphia and The Juilliard School of Music, Manhattan School of Music, and New York University in NYC.

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Cost: FREE. Note: Maximum number of tickets is limited to two.

Harlem Stage Gatehouse
150 Convent Avenue at West 135th Street
New York NY 10031 US