Mario Pavone has been awarded the prestigious 2009 Chamber Music America / New Jazz Works / Commissioning and Ensemble Grant.
He was one of 12 recipients chosen from a pool of 161 applications. The $21,500 award, among other activities, supported 2 performances by the expanded Orange Double Tenor Ensemble.
In 2010, he was awarded the prestigious New Work Commission from the Chamber Music America funded by the Doris Duke Foundation.
January 5, 2012 — MARIO PAVONE SEXTET at 5:30-7:30pm
Mario Pavone Sextet ... with Mario Pavone (bass/compositions), Kris Allen (alto saxophone), Peter McEachern (trombone), Philippe Crettein (tenor saxophone), Craig Hartley (piano), Curtis Torian (drums)
The Sextet will play original adaptations of music by Duke Ellington, Bubber Milley, Thelonious Monk, J.J. Johnson, Thomas Chapin and Mario Pavone.
144 W. Main St
January 14, 2012 — ORANGE DOUBLE TENOR at 2:30pm performing a 30 minute showcase
Orange Double Tenor ... with Mario Pavone (bass/compositions), Tony Malaby (soprano, tenor saxophone), Dave Ballou (cornet, trumpet), Philippe Crettien (soprano & tenor saxophone), Peter Madsen (piano), and Gerald Cleaver (drums)
The ensemble will perform excerpts from ARC SUITE (made possible with support from Chamber Music America's 2009 New Jazz Works: Commissioning and Ensemble Development Program, funded through the generosity of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation).
2012 Chamber Music America Conference
270 West 43rd St (Times Square), NY
At 2:30pm in the Gershwin Ballroom (4th floor)
February 24, 2012 — MYTHOS SEXTET at 9:00 & 10:30pm
Mythos Sextet ... with Mario Pavone (bass/compositions), Tony Malaby (saxophones), Dave Ballou (cornet, trumpet), Craig Taborn (piano), and Gerald Cleaver (drums)
The unit will perform works from ARC SUITE, and revisit music from MYTHOS and new compositions.
Cornelia Street Cafe
29 Cornelia St
New York, NY