Ukrainian American Composer Virko Baley in New York City This May at the Cornelia Street Cafe

Highly acclaimed Ukrainian American composer, conductor, and pianist Virko Baley in concert, Monday evening May 28, at The Cornelia Street Café, 29 Cornelia Street in Greenwich Village. Sneak preview of mono-opera "Not Medea" plus selections from Baley’s "Emily Dickinson Songbooks," "Et lux perpetua," and other works. For more informaton and reservations, please call 212.989.9319. - May 18, 2012

Jed Distler Returns to Q2 for a Month-Long Celebration of Beethoven

Composer/pianist Jed Distler returns to WQXR's internet stream Q2 for Beethoven Awareness Month on Hammered Nov. 7 - Dec. 2, Mon. - Fri., 11 AM & 11 PM. - October 29, 2011

Jed Distler Kicks Off Annual Thelonious Monk Pianothon at World Financial Center in NYC

American composer/pianist Jed Distler opens "Thelonious Monk at 94" pianothon with a 20-minute solo piano set. Tuesday, October 4, 2011. Noon to 4PM. Winter Garden, World Financial Center, New York City. Free. Open to Public. Produced by Jim Luce. - October 03, 2011

911 Remembered in NYC with Encore Performance of “110 for 911” by Composer/Pianist Jed Distler at The Jazz Gallery

On the 10th anniversary of 911, American composer/pianist Jed Distler reprises “110 for 911,” part of the "Crisis" project initiated by City Lore which incorporates the entire text of the collective poem “Tower Two” with contributions by 110 poets including Adrienne Rich, David Lehman, Denise Duhamel, Robert Creeley, Anne Waldman, Quincy Troupe, and Galway Kinnell. Distler’s performance will take place Sunday, September 11, 2011, 3pm at The Jazz Gallery, 290 Hudson St., New York, NY 10013. - August 14, 2011

Mano-a-Mano, 3-Day Festival of Piano Virtuosos in New York

The three-day Mano-a-Mano Piano Festival takes place August 21, 22, 23 at The Cornelia Street Cafe in NYC and features four piano virtuosos: Jerry Kuderna, William Komaiko (accompanied by bassist Dick Sarpola), Jung Lin and host Jed Distler. - July 23, 2011

NY Pianist Jed Distler Joins Savage Nightingale for Midsummer's Night Concert at Guild Hall

Savage Nightingale: Soprano Darynn Zimmer, guitar virtuoso Eliot Fisk and guest artists, Rex Benincasa, percussion, and Jed Distler, piano perform an exciting and timeless program of folk music from Spain, France the the Americas, based on their new recording (Labor Records) of the same title. Sun, Jul 10, 2011, 6:30 PM @ Guild Hall, 158 Main St, East Hampton, NY. - July 09, 2011

A New Spin on the Classics and Sound Healing

Earlier this year, January 2011, Musical Concepts released Meditate With The Masters, the new solo CD by composer-pianist Jed Distler. The album presents a western-based alternative in the sound healing market which is currently predominately eastern-based. Each of the 15 tracks is inspired by a classical composer and designed for relaxation and healing. Distler has been called "an altogether extraordinary pianist" (Newark Star-Ledger) and New York's “Downtown keyboard magus" (The New Yorker). - July 05, 2011

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