Christ Chapel Chamber Series : The New American Quartet at Riverside Church

    Click to view map
    October 19, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    The Riverside Church
    490 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10027

    Christ Chapel Chamber Series

    The New American Quartet

    Featured music: works by composer-pianist Mitchell Schechter

    Sunday, October 19, 2014
    3:00 – 4:00 pm

    The Riverside Church, Christ Chapel
    91 Claremont Ave. (Bet. 120th & 122nd Sts.)
    Morningside Heights

    Cost:  Free

    As part of its popular Christ Chapel Chamber Series, The Riverside Church will feature The New American Quartet for “Mystic Autumn,” a program of jazz inspired by the Kabbalah, Judaism’s book of mysticism on Sunday, October 19, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Christ Chapel at the Church, 91 Claremont Ave. (bet. 120th & 122nd Sts.), Morningside Heights.

    The concert is free to attend and features the contemplative music of composer-pianist Mitchell Schechter.  Borrowing familiar tunes from Jewish liturgical music, the quartet offers a fresh take on the sounds of an ancient tradition.  For more information, the public can call 212-870-6722 or email [email protected]


    Formed in 2006 by composer-pianist Mitchell Schechter, saxophonist Greg Wall, bassist Takashi Otsuka, and drummer Jonathon Peretz, The New American Quartet has cultivated a hybrid musical language all their own, by blending Jewish devotional music with modern jazz. The quartet has appeared at Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, and on WNYC Radio, as well as at several other distinguished venues domestically and abroad.