the New American Quartet at The Riverside Church

Gladwyn Lopez uploaded this event on October 10, 2014

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The Riverside Church
490 Riverside Drive
New York City, NY
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Sun, October 19, 2014
3:00 pm

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As part of its popular Christ Chapel Chamber Series, The Riverside Church will feature The New American Quartet for “Mystic Autumn,” a program of jazz inspired by the Kabbalah, Judaism’s book of mysticism. Christ Chapel at the Church, 91 Claremont Ave. (bet. 120th & 122nd Sts.), Morningside Heights.

Borrowing familiar tunes from Jewish liturgical music, the quartet offers a fresh take on the sounds of an ancient tradition. For more information, the public can call 212-870-6722 or email music@theriversidechurchny.org.

ABOUT THE NEW AMERICAN QUARTET
Formed in 2006 by composer-pianist Mitchell Schechter, saxophonist Greg Wall, bassist Takashi Otsuka, and drummer Jonathon Peretz, The New American Quartet has cultivated a hybrid musical language all their own, by blending Jewish devotional music with modern jazz. The quartet has appeared at Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, and on WNYC Radio, as well as at several other distinguished venues domestically and abroad....

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