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The Reggie Workman Group and Mat Maneri & Tanya Kalmanovitch Viola Duo | ISIM Conference @ The New School

Friday, June 6, 2014 at 7:30 pm

The Auditorium, Room A106, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music and Mannes College The New School for Music will host the Seventh Annual International Society for Improvised Music (ISIM) Conference, June 5-8, with featured evening performances on June 6th and 7th. These ticketed concerts are open to the public.

The conference will include a full schedule of talks, panel discussions, workshops, and performances during the day, and headliner performances in the evenings. Reflecting its commitment to diversity in its many forms, ISIM welcomes participants from the widest possible variety of ethnic, racial, cultural, and geographic backgrounds, strongly promotes gender balance, and celebrates work that is rooted in the many styles, genres, ethnic and historical traditions, methodologies and technologies both old and new, that are linked by the central practice of improvisation.

The June 6 concert will feature artists from The New School: Mat Maneri & Tanya Kalmanovitch Viola Duo, and the legendary jazz bassist Reggie Workman and his Group. 

7:30pm Mat Maneri & Tanya Kalmanovitch** Viola Duo

8:30pm Reggie Workman Group:

Lakecia Benjamin*, alto sax
Winard Harper, drums 
Tapan Modak, tablas
Kirk Nurock**, piano
Elizabeth Panzer, harp 
Odean Pope, tenor sax
Reggie Workman**, bass 

*= New School Alumna, **= New School Faculty

Inquiries can be made by emailing or calling 212.229.5488, ext. 2458

Event Type

Conferences and Symposia, Music Performances


Students, General Public, Faculty


Performing Arts, Education and Learning, Creativity and Innovation


Mannes School of Music, School of Jazz


Music, Jazz


improv, jazz, ISIM



Free for New School students and faculty. $20, $15 for students and seniors with valid I.D.



Recent Activity

People Interested (2)

Phil Ballman - COPA - School of Jazz Erik Bestmann - COPA - Mannes

Getting Here

Detailed Directions

By Train:
The 4, 5, 6, N, R, Q and L to 14th St./Union Square.
The A, C and E to 14th St. and 8th Ave.
The 1, 2 and 3 to 14th St. and 7th Ave.
The F and M to 14th St. and 6th Ave.
PATH train to 14th St. and 6th Ave.

Event Registration Required

This event requires registration.