JAMU II – Innovative Classical Jam at Tenri



JAMU II, Tenri, Tenri Cultural Institute, NYC, Japan, shakuhachi, shamisen, James Nyoraku Schlefer, Sumie Kaneko, Classical Jam


Sunday, March 6 at 4:00 p.m.

Tenri Cultural Institute – 43A W. 13th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues)

Admission: $25/$15 students

Following last season’s sold-out performance, the innovative Classical Jam returns with Sumie Kaneko on shamisen and shakuhachi Grand Master James Nyoraku Schlefer. Enjoy improvisations and new music combining shamisen, shakuhachi, flute, violin, viola, cello, and percussion. Don’t miss the world premiere of Jamu II by James Nyoraku Schlefer and music by Rick Bates, Jennifer Choi, Justin Hines, Kineah Seiho, and Calvin Solomon, who will have the world premiere of “Chasing Time: Movements I and II.”           


  • Chasing Time: Movements I and II by Calvin Solomon
  • Madrileño by Jennifer Choi (arr. Justin Hines)
  • Dark Fire by Rick Bates
  • Samai’i Shira by Justin Hines
  • A.C.T for one or many by Justin Hines
  • Meikyo by Seiho Kinea
  • French Medieval Songs (arr. Classical Jam)
  • JAMU II by James Nyoraku Schlefer

To purchase tickets, please visit the event’s brownpapertickets.com page.