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This Week

Doug Wieselman, Jane Scarpantoni, and Kenny Wollessen’s Trio S | “Somewhere Glimmer” Album Release show

June 23, 2017 - 10:00pm This is the release show for second album by Trio S - lead by clarinetist Doug Wieselman, with Jane Scarpantoni on ‘cello and Kenny Wollesen on drums and percussion. This ensemble incorporates live looping, invented instruments and compositions based on melodies from water and dreams.

wild Up: Future Folk

June 24, 2017 - 7:00pm With future folk wild Up creates a communal concert of sound/noise/experience that celebrates old-world ways of living in the modern era. Together we will explore the music from Ancient India, modern California, post-war New York, and from American composers that envision a future form of music rooted in folk ethos. As moderns, we stand on the shoulders of the ancients. Their music changes us. Compels us to make and unites us in being.

The Revolution Vol. 16

June 24, 2017 - 10:00pm THE REVOLUTION is an emerging musical series that highlights artists and musicians that not only represent the core of independent pop culture in 2016 but who are standing in the breeding ground of an evolution within their genre.

Jazztopad Festival Presents: Lutoslawski Quartet with Mark Feldman & Sylvie Courvoisier

June 25, 2017 - 4:00pm The American edition of the Jazztopad Festival is presented by the National Forum of Music, the Polish Cultural Institute New York, in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center, National Sawdust, Jazz Gallery, Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater, Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center, Victoria Jazz Festival and TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival.

Kettle Corn New Music presents Ashley Bathgate, Cello Counterpoint

June 25, 2017 - 7:00pmIn this concert Ashley Bathgate is premiering her own recording of Steve Reich's Cello Counterpoint as well as new works for the same instrumentation by Kettle Corn New Music composers Emily Cooley and Alex Weiser - new works written to be paired with the iconic Reich work in concert, and for an upcoming studio album.

Bokanté ft. Members of Snarky Puppy

June 25, 2017 - 10:00pm For the newly-formed international music ensemble Bokanté, connection is the foundation upon which all things are built. Rich in the sound of both delta and desert, the unusual but evocative instrumentation on their debut album Strange Circles, out May XX on GroundUP Music, blends musical worlds to convey an urgent message of social awareness against the rising tide of exclusion and human indifference.

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    VISIONINTOART is the touring/production arm of National Sawdust

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    VIA Records is the non-profit, in-house record label of National Sawdust

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    Each summer we open our space to local artists for short residencies dedicated to developing new works

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