This video provides an overview of OneBeat, an arts diplomacy project that brings musicians from around the world for a residency and tour program in the U.S. OneBeat is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and produced by Found Sound Nation. Each fall, 25 musicians from around the world develop and share adaptable models for musical collaboration, create new works, and launch a global round-table about how the creative process can bring about a more harmonious world. For more information please visit 1beat.org
ROVA perform for the 100th CM5 concert! How the…? In their 40th year, ROVA are pioneers of now-familiar, contemporary saxophone quartet vernacular. In noting Rova’s innovative role in developing the all-saxophone ensemble as “a regular and conceptually wide-ranging unit,” The Penguin Guide to Jazz calls its music “a teeming cosmos of saxophone sounds” created by “deliberately eschewing conventional notions about swing [and] prodding at the boundaries of sound and space…”
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