Francisco Mora Catlett in New York City, 7/25; "A Joyful Noise" in Philadelphia, 8/7

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Francisco Mora Catlett in New York City, 7/25; "A Joyful Noise" in Philadelphia, 8/7


Hello, all!  A couple of bits of exciting summer news, well worth bestirring oneself:

 

Francisco Mora Catlett, who played drums with the Sun Ra Arkestra in the '70's, is playing in New York City tomorrow, July 25th, with Don Byron, Henry Grimes, and Aruan Ortiz at the Zinc Bar (which is actually quite a nice little jazz club), 82 West 3rd St. betw. Thompson & Sullivan St's., Manhattan (Greenwich Village), (212) 477-9462, (212) 505-9462, http://www.zincbar.com, http://zincbar.com/all_upcoming_events, mailto:zincbar@zincbar.com, one long set starting at 8 p.m., tickets $15.  Public transportation:   Take the A/ B/ C/ D/ E/ F/ V train to West 4th St., exit at West  3rd St., and walk east, or take the #6 train Lexington Ave. local to Bleecker St. and walk up two blocks and walk west on 3rd St., or take the M21 bus across Houston St. to Sullivan St. and walk up two blocks to 3rd St.  Read all about 'em:  http://www.franciscomoracatlett.com, http://henrygrimes.com, http://donbyron.com, http://www.aruan-ortiz.com.

 

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Wednesday, August 7, 2013, 7 p.m.

Contextualizing Jazz in Philadelphia: An Evening of Documentaries

 

COLTRANE'S PHILADELPHIA (US, 2013, digital, 25 min.)

Musician and former Inquirer columnist Tom Moon and other members of the film's production team will do Q&A after the screening.

 

SUN RA: A JOYFUL NOISE (dir. Robert Mugge, US, 1980, digital, 60 min.)

This fascinating 1980 film documents performances and interviews with Philadelphia’s renowned Sun Ra Arkestra.

 

International House, 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia [19104], (215) 895-6546 , 215-387-5125, x 2219, http://ihousephilly.org/events/preservation-alliance-presents, free, registration required: http://www.ticketfly.com/event/313239-contextualizing-jazz-in-philadelphia