Nov. 11 - Jazz Libre
“Una Función en el Cruce: Puente Ancestral, Corrientes Musicales”

Curated by Michele Rosewoman

7pm – Francisco Mora Catlett’s Afro Horn 

Francisco Mora Catlett – drums / Sam Newsome – soprano saxophone / Román Díaz – percussion / James Weidman – piano / Rashaan Carter – bass / Alex Harding – baritone saxophone

8pm – Roman Diaz’s Rumba Ensemble

Román Díaz – percussion, vocals / Clemente Medina – percussion / Rafael Monteagudo – percussion / Barry Cox – percussion, vocals / Abraham Rodriguez – lead vocals / Máximo Gustavo – vocals / Onel Mulet – saxophone, vocals

9pm – Michele Rosewoman’s New Yor-Uba 

Michele Rosewoman – piano, vocals / Alex Norris – trumpet / Mike Thomas – alto & soprano saxophone / Isaiah Collier – tenor saxophone / Chris Washburne – trombone, bass trombone, tuba / Gregg August – bass / Robby Ameen – drums / Román Díaz – percussion, vocals / Rafael Monteagudo – percussion / Mauricio Herrera – percussion, vocals / Abraham Rodriguez – lead vocals

Frank Bell will emcee & moderate a post-concert Q&A with ensemble leaders & audience. 

These performances are made possible with the support of Jazz Road, a national initiative of South Arts, which is funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation with additional support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Friday, Nov. 12 | Viernes 12/Nov.

Arts for Art’s Jazz Libre Celebration for the Opening of BORIMIX

8pm – Willy Rodriguez’ Exploraciones Ponceñas’. Willy Rodriguez – drums, Dezron Douglas – bass, Santiago Leibson – piano, Yoni Kretzmer – tenor sax

9pm – William Parker’s Southern Sattelites. Isaiah Barr – sax, Dario Gomez – voice, percussion, Oscar Pena – tambura,  Isaiah Parker – piano, William Parker – bass,  Franisco Mela – drum set.

Saturday, Nov. 13 | Sábado 13/Nov.

Arts for Art’s Jazz Libre Celebration for BORIMIX

8pm – Juan Pablo Carletti GroupJames Brandon Lewis – tenor sax / Ben Stapp – tuba / Juan Pablo Carletti – drums 

9pm – Brandon Lopez’s Die Dreaming. Matt Nelson – tenor sax, James Brandon Lewis – tenor sax, Brandon Lopez – bass,  Buz Donald – drums.

Sunday, Nov. 14 | Domingo 14/Nov.

Paoli Opera Concert

4pm –  This concert, featuring performances by Studio LIS artists and faculty, will include repertoire for which Paoli was best known. We will also explore the rich contribution of Puerto Ricans in classical music as a whole including works by Puerto Rican composers and highlighting other Puerto Rican singers, past and present.

Tickets can be bought here