Berkeley Nu Jazz Collective and a faculty-led ensemble with Myra Melford and Ben Goldberg

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: Berkeley Nu Jazz Collective | April 14 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 UC Berkeley Music

Faculty members Myra Melford (piano) and Ben Goldberg (clarinet), in collaboration with bassist Michael Formanek (ECM recording artist) and drummer Hamir Atwal (Tune Yards), present original compositions for improvising quartet. An opening set by students in MU165: The Berkeley Nu Jazz Collective, features works by Goldberg, Formanek, Melford and others.

Established in 2007, the Jazz & Contemporary Improvised Music Ensemble (JCIME) directed by composer/pianist/ensemble leader Myra Melford, performs many kinds of contemporary music that call for improvisation, including but not limited to jazz, blues, new music, game pieces, structured or conducted improvisations, graduate student compositions, and music by contemporary composers utilizing experimental practices.

  $16 General Admission,  $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+,  $5 UCB students

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