Jane Ira Bloom's Wild Lines: Improvising Emily Dickinson at Rizzoli Bookstore

Ludovico Granvassu uploaded this event on October 13, 2018


Rizzoli Bookstore
1133 Broadway
New York, NY
(212) 759-2424


Fri, November 9, 2018
6:00 pm




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Jane Ira Bloom
Jane Ira Bloom

saxophone, soprano

Mark Helias
Mark Helias

bass, acoustic

Deborah Rush
Deborah Rush

poet/spoken word


Award winning soprano saxophonist/composer Jane Ira Bloom presents “Wild Lines,” her project for jazz quartet and spoken word, inspired by the poetry of Emily Dickinson, which is featured on her latest album "Wild Lines: Improvising Emily Dickinson".
Bloom’s reimagining of Dickinson was ignited when she learned that the poet was a pianist and improviser, reaffirming Bloom’s intuitive connection to the jazz-like quality of Dickinson’s writing. Bloom was inspired by the “extraordinary vitality” and “the felt improvisatory impulse” in Dickinson’s language, a transcendent bond linking the poetic art of Bloom’s 19th century muse with the lyrical saxophonist and composer’s own poetically imaginative, wild lines and creative 21st century music. “Even though I don’t always understand her, I always felt that Emily used words the way jazz musicians use notes.”...

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