Thursday, September 4, 2008

Upcoming - In Gardens

This looks great and it's free.


Manhattan and Brooklyn
Sunday September 7
Saturday September 13
Free Admission


*Note: Invocations will be given by Patricia Nicholson Parker.
12:30 to 3:30 pm:
Manhattan (LES)Parque de Tranquilidad:
4th St. between Ave. C & D
-Workshop led by Daniel Levin
-Improvising Strings led by Cristian Amigo (guitar) with Daniel Levin (cello), Francois Grillot, Shayna Dulberger (bass)
-Open Music Circle

2 to 5 pm:
Brooklyn (Bedford-Stuyvesant)
Target Community Garden: Bedford Ave. & Dekalb Ave.
-The Firefly Collective: Ophra Wolf, Tatyana Tenenbaum & Danica Holoviak (movement), Lorenzo Sanguedolce (tenor sax), Chris DiMeglio (trp), Tom Zlabinger (bass),Tim Bulkley (drums)
-Ahmed Abdullah (trumpet) and Monique NGozi Nri (poetry)

2:15 to 4:45 pm:
Manhattan (LES)
6BC Botanical Garden: 6th St. between Ave. B & C
-Diana Wayburn (flute), Ken Silverman (guitar) Jessica Jones (saxophone), Kevin Ray (bass)
-Workshop led by Jason Kao Hwang
-Jason Kao Hwang (violin), Todd Nicholson (bass) and Zen Matsuura (drums)
-Rob Brown solo

3 to 5 pm:
Manhattan (Hell's Kitchen)
Clinton Community Garden: 48th St. between 9 & 10 Ave
-Dave Sewelson (bari sax) and Darius Jones (alto sax)
-Brad Farberman (guitar), Chris DiMeglio (trumpet) Ras Moshe (saxophone)
-Open Jam!

12:30 to 4 pm:
Manhattan (LES):
6th Street and Avenue B Garden
-Workshop led by Steve Swell
-Charles Gayle (alto sax), Jackson Krall (drums)-Dom Minasi (guitar), Steve Swell (trombone)

2 to 5 pm:
Manhattan (LES)
El Jardin del Paraiso E. 4th and 5th Streets betw. Ave. C & D
-Steve Dalachinsky poetry
-Miriam Parker dance
-Avram Fefer
-Kali. Z. Fasteau (winds, viola, vocals), Larry Roland (bass)

*2 to 5 pm:
Brooklyn (Bedford-Stuyvesant)
Hattie Carthan Community Garden:
Clifton Ave. & Marcy Ave.
-Workshop led by Fay Victor
-Kyoko Kitamura (vocals), Khabu Doug Young (guitar + ukelele) + Special Guest-Fay Victor (vocals) & Anders Nilsson (guitar)

2 to 5 pm:
Brooklyn (Crown Heights)
Walt L. Shamel Garden: Dean St. betw. Bedford and Franklin Ave.
-Despers USA (Steel Drum Group)
-Sabir Mateen (reeds), Hilliard Greene (bass) and Zen Matsuura
-Soundpainting workshop: Lorenzo Sangueldolce and Eric Eigner

2 to 5 pm:
Brooklyn (Red Hook)
Red Hook Urban Meadow: Corner of President & Van Brunt St.
-Two Sisters: Dave Sewelson (bari sax), Claire Daly (bari sax), Dave Hofstra (bass)
-Otic Band: Dave Sewelson (bari sax), Todd Nicholson (bass), Mike Golub (drums)
-Peoples Revolutionary Party: James Keepnews (guitar), Daniel Carter (reeds), Ras Moshe (reeds), Tom Chess (reeds), Matt Lavelle (trumpet), Nick Gianni (bari sax), Welf Dorr (alto sax), Ted McEvoy (el. bass), Mike Golub (drums)

2 to 5 pm: Brooklyn (Kensington Terrace)
East Fourth Street Community Garden
East 4th Street between Fort Hamilton Parkway and Caton Avenue
-Gerald Cleaver (drums)
-Roy Nathanson (reeds)
-Jean Carla Rodea (vocals) and David Moss (bass)

Directions to:LES take F to 2nd Avenue or L
to First AvenueHell's Kitchen take C/E
to 50th St.Bedford Stuyvesant take G
to Bedford-NostrandCrown Heights take A/C
to Franklin Ave.Red Hook take F
to Carroll StreetKensington Terrace take F
to Fort Hamilton Parkway

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Or call: 212-696-6681

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