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IN HOUSE – Artists Who Work at Lévy Gorvy

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ReSignifications Sound Collage

This is a bit of a sound collage (a bit that ended up on the cutting room floor) I made in response to artist and cultural worker Shani Jamila’s series of collages which were installed at the Manifesta12 Biennial this … Continue reading

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In Review: TILT Brass

In Review: TILT Brass Lévy Gorvy, New York, NY Nov. 28, 2018 Words and Images: Steve Smith https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/2018/11/30/in-review-tilt-brass Across town on Madison Avenue, Lévy Gorvy Gallery takes music seriously enough to retain the services of an astute cultural program curator, Brett Sroka, … Continue reading

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Burnt Sugar / Terry Adkins at Levy Gorvy

To celebrate the exhibition, Terry Adkins – The Smooth, The Cut, and The Assembled at Levy Gorvy Gallery last February, Greg Tate, with the Burnt Sugar Arkestra Chamber conducted a live score to Adkins’ video work Synapse — A Faustian … Continue reading

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Galway Jazz Fest / Pat Steir Concert at Levy Gorvy

I’ve had an amazing few months traveling through Australia and Europe, leading up to two exciting events this week. I spent August as an artist in residence at CAMAC Art Centre in Marnay-Sur-Siene, France and for the past month at … Continue reading

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Frank Ténot

There's a joke about a guy who explains what he does in life by saying: "I'm a jazz musician but I'm only in it for the money." – For these past few weeks I had no idea that I was … Continue reading

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Peter Evans at Lévy Gorvy – The Meeting of Edgard Varèse and Charlie Parker

“Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don’t live it, it won’t come out of your horn. They teach you there’s a boundary line to music. But man, there’s no boundary line to art.” – Charlie … Continue reading

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NYC Jazz Record Best of 2016

I’m thrilled that Ergo – As subtle as tomorrow was included on the New York City Jazz record‘s Best Albums of 2016 in their January issue. Thanks to the many people that worked on it and everyone who gave it their … Continue reading

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Sandbox Percussion at Dominique Lévy Gallery

I’ve recently taken on the role of Cultural Programming Curator at Dominique Lévy Gallery where I’ve been programming performances for the last year or so. This Thursday the wonderful new percussion ensemble Sandbox Percussion will perform in celebration of our … Continue reading

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Altar at Cooper Gallery – Harvard University

This Thursday, December 1st, 6pm at the Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art at Harvard University artist/activist Shani Jamila will give a talk and present her short film Altar: A Moving Meditation, featuring the electro-acoustic vocal music I … Continue reading

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