Greenwich House Music School’s “Uncharted” series returning with Marc Ribot, Binky Griptite & more (schedule)
Greenwich House Music School‘s “Uncharted” series will return this year every Thursday from March 12 to April 30 at the venue’s 100-cap Renee Weiler Concert Hall. The series features “high-profile local artists debuting first-time performances of new work or new collaborations.”
Highlights include guitar great Marc Ribot on March 26 where he’ll debut a collaboration with Haitian songwriter Emeline Michel which pays tribute to one of Ribot’s mentors, Haitian classic guitarist Frantz Casseus. Also, the following week (April 2) features Dap Kings guitarist Binky Griptite interpreting the music of of Muddy Waters with special guests.
Tickets for all shows in the series are on sale now, and come with complimentary beer and wine before and during the show. Full “Uncharted” lineup below…
Uncharted — 2015 Lineup (event descriptions via)
Thursday, March 12, 8:00 p.m.
Genre-spanning harpist (and Greenwich House faculty) Brandee Younger shares the new work Prophetika – A Performance Piece with Newly-Composed Music for Harp and Piano with Mia Theodoratus and Courtney Bryan.
Thursday, March 19, 8:00 p.m.
Sandra Velasquez, Latin rock star and Pistolera frontwoman, premieres her new solo album, This Kind with her new band SLV.
Thursday, March 26, 8:00 p.m.
Marc Ribot and Emeline Michel
Guitar legend Marc Ribot and Haitian songstress Emeline Michel pay tribute to Haitian classical guitar icon (and Ribot mentor) Frantz Casseus.
Thursday, April 2, 8:00 p.m.
Binky Griptite featuring special guests TBA
Soulful Dap Kings guitarist Binky Griptite interprets the deep Chicago Blues sound of Muddy Waters in Traveling Riverside Blues – Music of the Mississippi Delta.
Thursday, April 9, 8:00 p.m.
Georgette featuring Queen Esther and Lee Ann Westover
Country Comes to the Village with Queen Esther and Lee Ann Westover.
Thursday, April 16, 8:00 p.m.
One of the most recognizable young trumpeters and composers in the New York scene, Skonberg’s work spans both contemporary and traditional jazz.
Thursday, April 23, 8:00 p.m.
Popular performance artist Cynthia Hopkins premieres her new narrative musical piece, The Alcoholic Movie Musical.
Thursday, April 30, 8:00 p.m.
Genre-bending singer/composer Inyang Bassey has impressed audiences with her command of disparate vocal styles, from classic jazz to raw R&B to indie-pop.