Frank London's A Night in the Old Marketplace | Music | Hudson Valley | Hudson Valley; Chronogram
Pin It
Favorite

Frank London's A Night in the Old Marketplace 

Nightlife Highlights

click to enlarge nh--franklondon.jpg

January 22. Like John Zorn, his frequent collaborator, Grammy winner Frank London has spent much of his career boldly bouncing between and blending avant jazz and Jewish music. Ending a week-long residency at MassMOCA, the trumpeter presents "A Night in the Old Marketplace," his acclaimed theatrical work based on I. L. Peretz's legendary 1907 Yiddish play. All About Jazz describes London's original score, which mixes Jewish, jazz, world, rock, and classical styles, as "a decadent, rich, klezmer-cabaret backdrop that sounds like Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht deep in the bottle after an opium binge." (The Felice Brothers fall in January 15; Red Baraat brings the bhangra funk January 29.) 8pm. $13. North Adams. (413) 662-2111; www.massmoca.org.

Speaking of...

Pin It
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

  • CD Review: Big Joe Fitz

    John Burdick reviews "Shoulda Known Better"—an album by Big Joe Fitz.
    • May 1, 2017
  • Where the Wild Things Are

    Nearly 30 artists will perform at Meltasia music festival from September 2 to 5.
    • Aug 1, 2016

Hudson Valley Events

submit event

Group Holiday Sale

Sat., Nov. 18, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. — 23 artisans of fine craft. In our 40th year. We have been...
East Meets West @ Bridge Street Theatre

East Meets West

Sun., Nov. 19, 2-3:30 p.m. — Experience the vibrant energy and deep serenity of Indian classical music in...

View all of today's events

Latest in Music

Related to Music

  • The Moonlights Sunday Brunch
  • The Moonlights Sunday Brunch

    The Moonlights, a debut musical collaboration for families, is making the rounds at a series of live performances, including two of the upcoming Sunday Brunch at the Falcon in Marlboro.
    • Mar 20, 2017
  • Opera in Phoenicia Park
  • Opera in Phoenicia Park

    With its open-air format, where attendees picnic in the parks and watch the stars emerge during performances, and its $5 youth tickets, the Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice is the perfect place to share with children a love of music and theater, in a variety of styles.
    • Jul 25, 2016
  • More »

More by Peter Aaron

Hudson Valley Tweets