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Hallwalls Sequester Series

Tuesday, March 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 30, 2021

$7
Hallwalls is excited to launch the Sequester Series, a weekly concert featuring solo music performers from across the Western New York region. Every Tuesday night in February and March at 8:00 pm, Hallwalls will host a live performance from our theater streamed to you directly at www.hallwalls.org. Please join us from the comfort and safety of home and help us keep the music alive while supporting our region’s exceptional and diverse range of creative talent!

The Sequester Series – Martin Freeman

Welcome to the Sequester Series, a weekly concert featuring solo music performers from across the Western New York region. Every Tuesday night in February and March at 8:00 pm, Hallwalls will host a live performance from our theater streamed live to you and viewable on this page. Each stream will cost $7.00, but Hallwalls Members will have free access! Consider this an incentive for becoming a member – buy a membership at any level and get access to the entire Sequester Series ($63 value).

Martin Freeman – synthesizers

Martin Freeman is an improviser and tinkerer from Rochester who works predominantly with unpredictable electronics in performance and installation. He has taught electronics workshops for artists and musicians at the Eastman School of Music, Rhizome DC and Hearding Cats Collective. He’s a current MFA candidate and Instructor at UB’s Department of Art.

Website: mroztronium.blogspot.com

Tuesday, March 16 at 8:00 p.m.

$7 per concert, members FREE!

To learn more about the benefits of becoming a member, please click here.

The Sequester Series – Nelson Rivera

Welcome to the Sequester Series, a weekly concert featuring solo music performers from across the Western New York region. Every Tuesday night in February and March at 8:00 pm, Hallwalls will host a live performance from our theater streamed live to you and viewable on this page. Each stream will cost $7.00, but Hallwalls Members will have free access! Consider this an incentive for becoming a member – buy a membership at any level and get access to the entire Sequester Series ($63 value).
Photo by Jack Zuff

Nelson Rivera – saxophones

Saxophonist, percussionist Nelson Rivera has been a valued member of the Buffalo music scene for nearly two decades. A former student of Buffalo/Niagara Falls legend Chu Nero, Nelson has developed a personal sound on tenor and soprano combining astonishing technique with a natural lyricism. He performs with a wide variety of projects across a range of styles including Tim Clarke’s Soul-Tet, Sol y Sombra, Wooden Cities, Wendell Rivera’s Latin Jazz Ensemble, Buffalo Jazz Octet and many others.

Tuesday, March 23 at 8:00 p.m.

$7 per concert, members FREE!

To learn more about the benefits of becoming a member, please click here.

The Sequester Series – Little Cake

Ana Vafai – piano, violin, voice

“A classically-trained multi-instrumentalist. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music. The lead singer of the award-winning hip-hop jazz-fusion group Radarada. A Buffalo Public School orchestra teacher. She’s Ana Vafai, better known as Little Cake.

What makes Ana Vafai a compelling artist is that she is a master of the tension between cerebral introspection and abject buffoonery. She’s a perceptive observer of humanity who’s not afraid to make a fool of herself for art’s sake. She’s been gifted with a voice that is equally at home with jazz and R&B as it is with musical theatre, and yet she’s not afraid to make her voice ugly, often shout-singing and making exaggerated vocalizations for dramatic effect. It’s bold and refreshing—honest in a manner that most artists, burdened by inhibition, are incapable of.

Born and raised in Buffalo, Ana Vafai loves the city and vows to stay. “Building community and friendship is as important a part of my life as music is, and they definitely affect each other. Buffalo is a very welcoming place to produce and create … CONTINUE READING >>

Tuesday, March 30 at 8:00 p.m.

The Sequester Series – John Bacon

John Bacon, percussionist and composer, teaches percussion and Jazz at SUNY Fredonia, percussion at UB and is head of Jazz at Villa Maria College in Buffalo, NY. He holds a PhD in Music Composition from SUNY at Buffalo and a MM in Percussion Performance from Fredonia. His music has been performed by an eclectic array of musicians, including The Amherst Saxophone Quartet, Leroy Jenkins, the New Jazz Orchestra of Buffalo, the New York New Music Ensemble and the UB Percussion Ensemble. Performance credits include Lester Bowie, Roswell Rudd, Bobby Previte, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Bobby Militello, Star People, the Buffalo Jazz Collective and the Buffalo Jazz Composers Workshop. His most recent CD is a piano trio recording, “Refractions”, featuring the music of Thelonious Monk with Michael McNeill and Danny Ziemann. John is a 2013 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship Award recipient in Music/Sound and a New York State Council on the Arts Individual Artist Composer Commission with Christopher Jentsch 2015. More information at johnbaconjr.com … CONTINUE READING >>

Each livestream concert is only $7 per household.
However, ALL current Hallwalls members will be able to view each and every concert for FREE, (a $63 Value)! more info at www.hallwalls.org
Upcoming performances
3/9: Martin Freeman
3/16: Nelson Rivera
3/23: Little Cake
3/30: John Bacon

Details

Date:
Tuesday, March 9
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$7
Website:
https://www.hallwalls.org/music/6243.html

Organizer

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center
Phone:
716-854-1694
Website:
http://www.hallwalls.org/

Venue

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center
341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202 United States
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Phone:
716-854-1694
Website:
http://www.hallwalls.org/