Yosvany Terry Afro-Cuban Sextet

Cuban-born saxophonist and composer Yosvany Terry, along with his powerhouse Afro-Cuban Sextet, blends musical influences from West Africa, Cuba, and American jazz.

Abu Sadiya

Ars Nova Workshop and Painted Bride Arts Center are pleased to present the Philadelphia premiere of Abu Sadiya, the world-jazz trio bringing together French-Tunisian saxophonist Yacine Boularès, …

Tim Berne’s Snakeoil

Snakeoil’s live show balances compositional rigor with fluid group improvisation. Hypnotic rhythms and long, seductive melodies collide with jagged dissonances and surprising textural shifts.

Bobby Zankel and the Warriors of the Wonderful Sound Featuring David Murray

Bobby Zankel & Warriors of the Wonderful Sound  are proud to present the masterful tenor saxophonist David Murray in concert. This evening of live jazz is a perfect mix of high energy ensemble, and solo compositions. Zankel and Murray first played informally together in 1975 when Murray arrived in New York, just prior to Zankelʼs move to Philadelphia. The two musicians worked together during Murrayʼs historic residency at the Painted Bride in the early 1990ʼs.

Salsa Caliente Three Kings Edition 2018

For seasoned salseros and novices alike, Salsa Caliente! is Philly’s premier salsa nightlife series. Inspired by the New York City club scene of the 60s, Caliente invites dancers of any skill level or walk of life to enjoy the live energy of Latin music together. It’s a vision brought to life by Jesse Bermudez, founder of La Asociación de Músicos Latino Americanos (AMLA) and long-time Painted Bride collaborator.

Of An Age/In These Times

Of An Age/In These Times is an interactive and inspiring visual companion to the BrideNext performance projects. With two unique gallery exhibits and an interactive component …

Bobby Previte’s Rhapsody

Rhapsody is the second part in a three-part series exploring the experience of travel. The first part, Terminals Part I: Departures, is a set of five concertos written for the visionary percussion group SO Percussion and five improvisers. This piece premiered at Merkin Hall in New York City and the recording was released on Cantaloupe Music in 2014.

7th Annual K-NOW Festival

The Won Institute and Korean Culture Foundation present a celebration of contemporary Korean arts and culture at the seventh annual K-NOW Festival.

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