Amherst College’s Faultlines Festival to Feature Concert and Performance Workshop by Raw Materials April 17

April 8, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.— The yearlong Amherst College music festival Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century continues Friday, April 17, with a concert and performance workshop by Raw Materials, the critically acclaimed duo of pianist Vijay Iyer and saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa.

Faultlines Festival to Host Multi-Site, Networked Concert featuring performers at Amherst College, Stanford University and the University of California, Irvine on April 3

March 5, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.— The yearlong Amherst College Music festival Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century will host a multi-site, networked concert on Friday, April 3, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall featuring saxophonist Adnan Marquez playing from Stanford University’s Center for Computer Research in Acoustics and Music (CCRMA) in Palo Alto, Calif.; trombonist Michael Dessen performing at the University of California, Irvine’s Realtime Experimental Audio Laboratory (REALab), in Irvine, Calif.; and saxophonist and Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Jason Robinson.

Faultlines Jazz Festival to Host a Roundtable Discussion of the Music of Violinist Leroy Jenkins March 25

March 3, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.— The yearlong Amherst College Music festival Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century will continue on Wednesday, March 25, with a roundtable discussion of the innovative late violinist Leroy Jenkins at 6 p.m. in Room 7 of the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.

Amherst College Faultlines Festival Concert March 10 to Feature Saxophonist Bruce Diehl and Guitarist Adam Larrabee

February 17, 2009
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413/542-2551
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.— The yearlong Amherst College Music festival Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century continues at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, with a concert saxophonist Bruce Diehl and guitarist Adam Larrabee in the 17th-century Rotherwas Room of the Mead Art Museum.

Legendary Musicians Edward “Kidd” Jordan, William Parker and Hamid Drake to Perform at Amherst College Faultlines Event Feb. 26

February 17, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.— The yearlong Amherst College Music festival Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century continues Thursday, Feb. 26, at 3:30 p.m. in Room 7 of the Arms Music Center with a performance workshop by the legendary New Orleans saxophonist and educator Edward “Kidd” Jordan, who will be joined by acclaimed bassist William Parker and percussionist Hamid Drake.

West Coast Jazz Group Cosmologic to Perform and Give Lecture as Part of Amherst College Faultlines Festival Feb. 18 and 19

January 30, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.—The yearlong Amherst College Music festival Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century continues its spring 2009 program with a concert and lecture/demonstration by the critically acclaimed Southern California-based jazz quartet Cosmologic.

Amherst College Faultlines Festival Announces Spring Lineup; Kickoff to Feature Workshops by Acclaimed Pianists Curtis Clark and Connie Crothers

January 29, 2009
For immediate release

Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.—The yearlong Amherst College music festival Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century has unveiled its Spring 2009 schedule. 

Amherst College Faultlines Festival to Host Concert, Workshop, Composition Seminar by Pianist/Composer Anthony Davis Dec. 3 to 5

November 11, 2008
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.—The yearlong Amherst College Music festival Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century concludes its Fall 2008 program with a mini-residency by acclaimed pianist and composer Anthony Davis, Dec. 3 to 5.

Amherst College Faultlines Festival Performance Workshop by Trumpeter Dave Douglas, Tuba Player Marcus Rojas and Saxophonist Donny McCaslin Set for Nov. 20

November 11, 2008
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.—The yearlong Amherst College Music festival Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century will continue on Thursday, Nov. 20, with a performance workshop from 2 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. in Room 7 of the Arms Music Center at Amherst College, led by trumpeter Dave Douglas, tuba player Marcus Rojas and saxophonist Donny McCaslin.

Faultlines Festival to Host Talk on Jazz, Experimentalism and Improv at Amherst College Nov. 12

October 27, 2008
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.—The yearlong Amherst College Music festival Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century will continue on Wednesday, Nov. 12, with a lecture by George E. Lewis titled “Mobilitas Animi: Towards New Ethnographies of Improvisation.”

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