Overview

Jazz meets modern dance in this innovative performance by Jersey City dance company Nimbus.

  • Samuel Pott’s Falling Sky: World premiere! The result of a unique partnership between Nimbus, NJSO and NJPAC, set to a commissioned score by composer and drummer Qasim Naqvi (Dawn of Midi)
  • Patch of Turf: Pott’s seminal 2015 collaboration with Naqvi and a tour de force for four virtuosic female performers
  • The After Party: A spirited homage to jazz legends Nina Simone and Nancy Wilson by noted Philadelphia-based choreographer Dawn Marie Bazemore
  • Pott’s The Glare From These Horizons: Incorporates recordings by jazz artists Russell Malone and Skalpel and piano compositions by Kim D. Sherman

Sponsored by The Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers