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The Birth of The Stone
A New Artists' Space in the East Village

The Stone is a not-for-profit performance space dedicated to the

All expenses are paid for by the MUSIC itself - through the online sale of special Limited Edition CDs released yearly on the Tzadik label. Each week a different musician is responsible for curating the programs with 100% of the nightly revenue going directly to the musicians.

World Premiere of John Zorn's Bagatelles
Every Sunday Afternoon At 3pm
July Through February At The Stone
From March to May 2015 John Zorn wrote 300 new tunes collected in a book of music called The Bagatelles. Like the Masada book (only more atonal) the compositions are meant to be interpreted by a wide range of musicians. Every Sunday afternoon for the next six months a stellar lineup of musicians will premiere these pieces at The Stone— with new music at every concert. Come on down!

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September 27 - Jon Irabagon
October 4 - Smythe-Lippel-Rubin
October 11 - Kris Davis
October 18 - Marty Ehrlich
October 25 - Peter Evans
November 1 - Mary Halvorson Quartet
November 8 - Ben Goldberg Trio
November 15 - Uri Caine-John Medeski Duo
November 22 - New England Conservatory
November 29 - Sylvie Courvoisier and Mark Feldman
December 6 - Jamie Saft Trio
December 13 - John Medeski Trio
December 20 - Asmodeus
December 27 - Jim Black Guitar Quartet

There are no refreshments or merchandise at The Stone. Only music.
All ages are welcome.

The Stone is booked purely on a curatorial basis. We do not accept demos of any kind.

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