Reggie Workman's SCULPTURED SOUNDS MUSIC FESTIVAL
presents violinist JASON KAO HWANG
a mini showcase at the Downtown Music Gallery, 342 Bowery, NYC, 212-473-0043.>
The last performer in this January performance series, Hwang is a composer, violinist and educator who has created works ranging from jazz, classical, new" and world music. Hwang has worked with Anthony Braxton, Henry Threadgill, Butch Morris, Reggie Workman, Vladamir Tarasov, Tatsu Aoki, Frances Wong, William Parker, Sirone and Dr. Makanda Ken MacIntyre. He currently performs with William Hooker's The Gift and Pheeroan Aklaff's Malcheck Muzikum.
Asian Improv Records recently released Edge, a CD of Hwang's new jazz quartet. His chamber opera, The Floating Box, A Story in Chinatown (2005, New World Records), was named one of the top ten opera recordings of 2005 by Opera News.
Also, see Jason Hwang with the Reggie Workman Ensemble at the upcoming
Reggie Workman's Sculptured Sounds Music Festival
@ Saint Peter's Church.
619 Lexington Ave. (@ E.54th St.)
For more info, see the website below or call (212) 642-5277.
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