NEC's Jazz Studies & Contemporary Improvisation Departments continue Fall 2020 Season

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BOSTON - BostonChron -- New England Conservatory's Jazz Studies and Contemporary Improvisation (CI) Departments continue the 2020 fall season with livestream and virtual performances.

Wednesday, November 4 | Morris Ensemble
7 and 9 p.m.
Small jazz ensemble coached by Joe Morris.

Thursday, November 5 | McNeil and Bergonzi Ensembles
7 and 9 p.m.
Small jazz ensembles coached by John McNeil and Jerry Bergonzi.

Friday, November 6 | American Roots and CI Chamber Ensembles
7 p.m. American Roots Ensemble
Directed by Eden MacAdam-Somer, a string quartet of CI students celebrates fiddle music of New England.

9 p.m. CI Chamber Ensemble
Directed by Lautaro Mantilla, this ensemble explores the boundaries between composition, improvisation, and international music.

Monday, November 9 | McBee and Coleman Early Jazz Ensembles
Sets at 7 and 9 p.m.
Performances by small jazz ensembles coached by Cecil McBee and Anthony Coleman.

Tuesday, November 10 | Mandé West African Ensemble
7 and 9 p.m.

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Performance by the Mandé West African Ensemble directed by Balla Kouyaté.

Wednesday, November 11 | Levy and Zenón Ensembles
7 and 9 p.m.
Small jazz ensembles coached by Brian Levy and Miguel Zenón.

Thursday, November 12, 7 p.m. | Eade Ensembles
7 and 9 p.m.
Small jazz ensembles coached by Dominique Eade.

Friday, November 13 | Nieske Ensemble
7 and 9 p.m.
Small jazz ensemble coached by Bob Nieske.

Monday, November 16 | Dijkstra and Lockwood Ensembles
7 and 9 p.m.
Small jazz ensembles coached by Jorrit Dijkstra and John Lockwood.

Wednesday, November 18 | CI and Jazz Ensembles for Non-Majors
7 and 9 p.m.
Ensembles directed by Mark Zaleski.

Thursday, November 19 | NEC Jazz Orchestra Anthropology: Music of Charlie Parker
7:30 p.m.
NEC Jazz orchestra celebrates Charlie Parker's centennial with a performance featuring arrangements of his compositions "Anthropology," "Confirmation," "Moose the Mooche," "Yardbird Suite."

Monday, November 23 | Open Form Ensemble and Survivors Breakfast

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7 p.m. – Open Form Ensemble
Directed by Anthony Coleman, this student ensemble will perform open form pieces by Earle Brown, Pauline Oliveros, Cornelius Cardew, and Frederic Rzewski.
9 p.m. – Survivors Breakfast
Ensemble directed by Anthony Coleman performs compositions by ensemble members and pieces by John Zorn, Christian Wolff and Karlheinz Stockhausen.

Tuesday, November 24 | Persian Music Ensemble
7 p.m.
The Persian Music Ensemble is directed by Nima Janmohammadi.

Monday, November 30th | Lost Voices
7:30 p.m.
CI concert produced by Anthony Coleman and Lautaro Mantilla dedicated to amplifying art and artists missing from the conversation.

Tuesday, December 8 | Jazz Composers' Workshop Orchestra
8 p.m.
The Jazz Composers' Workshop Orchestra is coached by Frank Carlberg.

For livestream links visit https://necmusic.edu/concerts.

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