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This book is the only full-length account of the legendary Creative Music Studio, founded by Ornette Coleman and Karl Berger in 1971.
A wonderful book of reminiscence. -- Karl Berger
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Tag Archives: The Stone
The workshop and performance series that Karl has been running at The Stone since April will come to a close for 2011 on December 5. Look for the series to continue in 2012 at a new location. On December 5 there will be two performance sets at 8 PM and 10 PM, with guest soloists, [...]
Shaun Brady makes a brilliantly apt analogy of playing in a Karl Berger-led workshop as being akin to playing naked in his November 2011 Jazz Times article. If you’re not exposing yourself, you’re not really playing. It’s a very well done piece. He captures the spirit, the intent, and the method of Karl’s Monday Night [...]
There is now a YouTube channel featuring videos of Karl’s Monday-night series at The Stone. Go to http://www.youtube.com/user/KBStoneOrchestra to see (and hear) what The Stone sessions are all about. “On Monday, September 12, 2011, Karl Berger’s Stone Workshop Orchestra began a new season at The Stone - the John Zorn-founded downtown performance space for avant-garde and experimental [...]
The Stone, Friday, April 15, 2011. Have you been there? I knew a little bit of what to expect, because I’d read some reviews. This is not like most performance venues you’ve been to. It’s on the corner of 2nd Street and Avenue. It probably used to be a corner store at one time. (Here’s [...]