James Nyoraku Schlefer. Photo by Nicole Goodhue Boyd

Soapbox Gallery to Live Stream Shakuhachi Concert

Breathing Peace II Thursday, May 7 at 7:00 p.m. Live streamed from Soapbox Gallery – 636 Dean Street, Brooklyn Suggested donation: $10 Shakuhachi Master James Nyoraku Schlefer will perform the second in a series of concerts at Soapbox Gallery devoted to traditional music for shakuhachi, the Japanese bamboo flute. Long associated with Zen Buddhist meditation practice, the haunting and powerful sounds of the bamboo flute … Continue reading Soapbox Gallery to Live Stream Shakuhachi Concert

Breathing Peace: Music for Shakuhachi at Soapbox Gallery

Breathing Peace Music for Shakuhachi – Sound, Silence and Peace for Daily Life Thursday, January 30 at 7:30 p.m. Soapbox Gallery – 636 Dean Street, Brooklyn Admission: $20/$10 Students Shakuhachi Grand Master James Nyoraku Schlefer will perform the first of a series of concerts at Soapbox Gallery devoted to traditional music for shakuhachi, the Japanese bamboo flute. Long associated with Zen Buddhist meditation practice, the … Continue reading Breathing Peace: Music for Shakuhachi at Soapbox Gallery

Zac Zinger Album Release Concert at Jazz at Kitano

Zac Zinger Album Release Concert at Jazz at Kitano Thursday, October 3 at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Jazz at Kitano – 66 Park Avenue (at E. 38th Street) Cover: $18 with a $20 minimum for food and beverage Zac Zinger, an award-winning composer and musician, will have his debut album release concert at Jazz at Kitano. Fulfillment is a compilation of Zinger’s original music … Continue reading Zac Zinger Album Release Concert at Jazz at Kitano
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BREATHING PEACE: Music for a More Peaceful World at Tenri Cultural Institute

BREATHING PEACE: Music for a More Peaceful World Sunday, August 4 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Tenri Cultural Institute – 43A W. 13th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues) Admission: Free On Sunday, August 4 sixteen musicians will gather at Tenri Cultural Institute and offer solo and duo performances of classical, jazz, and world music, creating an atmosphere for reflection on peace, tolerance, and … Continue reading BREATHING PEACE: Music for a More Peaceful World at Tenri Cultural Institute
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Kyo Shin An Shakuhachi Recital at Tenri Cultural Institute

Kyo Shin An Shakuhachi Recital Sunday, July 7 from noon until 3:00 p.m. Tenri Cultural Institute – 43A W. 13th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues) Suggested Donation: $10 at the door Students of Kyo Shin An Shakuhachi Dojo will perform solo honkyoku, the classic music developed by Buddhist monks as a practice towards inner reflection and enlightenment. Their instructor is Shakuhachi Grand Master James … Continue reading Kyo Shin An Shakuhachi Recital at Tenri Cultural Institute