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Jazz and Experimental Music in Philadelphia: Ars Nova Workshop At Work

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Sam Amidon sings and plays fiddle, guitar, and banjo.

Ars Nova means “New Art." And for over a dozen years, Ars Nova Workshop in Philadelphia has been presenting musicians performing jazz and experimental music in interesting venues. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, promoting new music is in keeping with Philadelphia’s rich musical history.

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Ars Nova Workshop and FringeArts present a concert featuring Bill Frisell and Sam Amidon on October 17, 2014.

Coming up: Friday, October 17th at 8 pm, Ars Nova Workshop and FringeArts present: singer/fiddler/banjoist/guitarist Sam Amidon with jazz guitarist Bill Frisell, and bassist Shahzad Ismaily in celebration of Lily-O, the new album of re-imagined folk songs on Nonesuch Records. Tickets and information here.
 

http://youtu.be/74bossGZ4GY

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Listen to more of Susan Lewis' interview with Ars Nova Workshop founder Mark Christman.