Honoring John McNeil – Sept 25

Help us honor John McNeil’s contribution to our instrument and community as we present the FONT Music Award Of Recognition, acknowledging McNeil as one of the most original and creative jazz artists in the world today. McNeil’s restless experimentation and stylistic versatility are an apt fit with our mission.

Honoring John McNeil

Sunday, September 25, 5:00 pm, BY DONATION. The New School, Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, Room I-202, 55 West 13th Street

  • Anxiety Option (for trumpet, flugelhorn, and electronics). Written and performed by Jeff Beal
  • Presentation of the FONT Music Award of Recognition to John McNeil
  • Presentation of the Laurie Frink Career Grant to Tony Glausi
  • John McNeil and Ensemble: Gary Versace, piano; Jerome Harris, bass; Jay Sawyer, drums. Joined by Tony Glausi and others.

Help FONT Music support a diverse community of emerging artists and creative pioneers by donating to Honoring John McNeil and reserve your spot at this special presentation.

Also please join us for this panel before the performance:

Laurie Frink and Brass Pedagogy

Sunday, September 25, 3:00 pm, Free. The New School, Glass Box Performance Space, Arnhold Hall, 1st floor, 55 West 13th Street
Moderated by Nadje Noordhuis. Panelists include past Laurie Frink students Keyon Harrold, Michael Rodriguez, Dave Ballou, and Dave Douglas.

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The 2016 Festival also features trumpeters Marquis Hill, Theo Croker, Maurice Brown, Jason Palmer, Darren Barrett, Ingrid Jensen, Wadada Leo SmithTaylor Ho Bynum, and more.

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