New Panel Discussion! Improvisation and Ives

The second installment of the Society's popular series of panels about Charles Ives, All the Way Around and Back, has just been posted! Titled "Improvisation and Ives", this very entertaining conversation features an in-depth look at the fascinating and even surprising convergences between the music and influence of Charles Ives and the history and current practice of jazz, big band, blues, rock, film music, and pop. Moderated by Judith Tick, the panel includes Jack Cooper, Bill Frisell, Eric Hofbauer, Ethan Iverson, Phil Lesh and David Sanford. Don't miss it!

Improvisation and Ives Panel Members on Zoom

From the Ives Studio, Available Now!

Announcing a new series of videos from the Charles Ives Society! From the Ives Studio features myriad experts, who share their perspectives and wisdom on the works and life of Ives. Check back for a new video every month of 2024!

This May we hear from Department Chair of Jazz and Contemporary music and guitar faculty at Longy School of Music of Bard College Eric Hofbauer speaks about the relationship between Ives and jazz.

Guitarist Eric Hofbauer

Listening to Charles Ives

Peter Burkholder’s Listening to Charles Ives has won an award from the Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) for Best Historical Research in Recorded Classical Music!

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The Charles Ives Society is a not-for-profit organization that was formed to stimulate public interest in the music of Charles Ives (1874-1954) and to include and encourage the performance, recording, and study of his work, and the publication of definitive editions. The Society’s revenues come from contributions, grants, and investment income.

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