Events

Date Artist City Venue
06/27/17 Ole Mathisen – Floating Points Rochester, NY Rochester Jazz Festival
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Ole Mathisen – tenor sax, Amir ElSaffar – trumpet, Bobby Avey – piano, Gregg August – bass
06/30/17 Archie Shepp’s Tribute to John Coltrane feat. Regie Workman, Jason Moran, Nasheet Waits & Amir ElSaffar Ljubljana, Slovenia Ljubljana Jazz Festival
Time: 9:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Archie Shepp, tenor saxophone Amir ElSaffar, trumpet Reggie Workman, double bass Nasheet Waits, drums Jason Moran, piano Buy Tickets More information
07/03/17 Archie Shepp’s Tribute to John Coltrane feat. Darryl Hall, Jason Moran, Nasheet Waits & Amir ElSaffar Vienne, France Jazz à Vienne
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Buy Tickets More information
07/09/17 Fabrizio Cassol and Special Guests Aix-en-Provence, France Festival d’Aix
Time: 10:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Buy Tickets More information
07/10/17 - 07/16/17 Amir ElSaffar – Composition Residency at the Royal Opera House in London London, United Kingdom Shubbak Festival
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages.
07/17/17 - 07/23/17 Amir ElSaffar – Teaching Residency Royaumont, France Royaumont Abbey
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages.
08/04/17 Amir ElSaffar and Rivers of Sound Orchestra Newport, RI Newport Jazz Festival
Time: 12:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Fort Adams State Park 90 Fort Adams Drive, Newport, RI 02840. Buy Tickets
08/06/17 Amir ElSaffar and Two Rivers Ensemble Schenectady, NY The Agnes Macdonald Music Haven Stage – Central Park
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. More information
09/02/17 Interstices (World Premiere) with Ictus Ensemble by AmirElSaffar Royaumont, France Royaumont Abbey
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Amir ElSaffar’s new compositions commissioned by the Royaumont Foundation in France for nine members of the Belgium-based chamber ensemble, ICTUS. Instrumentation is double bass, cello, violin, viola, clarinet/bass clarinet, oboe/English horn, and French horn, with the addition of ElSaffar on trumpet and santur (Iraqi hammered-dulcimer).
10/18/17 Amir ElSaffar and Rivers of Sound Orchestra Ann Arbor, MI The Power Center for the Performing Arts
Time: 7:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Buy Tickets More information
10/20/17 Ragamala Dance company: Written in Water (music composed by Amir ElSaffar) Ann Arbor, MI The Power Center for the Performing Arts
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Buy Tickets
11/04/17 Amir ElSaffar – Wind Octet Commission for Jazz Fest Berlin 2017 Berlin, Germany JazzFest Berlin 2017
Time: 4:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages.
12/02/17 - 12/03/17 Ragamala Dance company: Written in Water (music composed by Amir ElSaffar) Berkeley, CA Cal Performances, University of California, Berkeley
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Buy Tickets More information
02/08/18 Amir ElSaffar and Rivers of Sound Orchestra Iowa City, IA Hancher Auditorium
Time: 7:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages.
02/09/18 Amir ElSaffar and Rivers of Sound Orchestra Chicago, IL Chicago Symphony Center
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. More information
02/10/18 Amir ElSaffar and Rivers of Sound Orchestra New York, NY NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 287 Spring Street.

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