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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Spend your summer with Medeski Martin and Wood

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Medeski Martin & Wood in association with Nevessa Production are proud to announce two very special live webcasts on June 9 & 10, 2010 at 7PM EDT each night. The performances will stream from Nevessa Soundstage near Woodstock, NY.

The June 9 webcast will feature a concert performance, consisting of two 60 minute sets, in an intimate setting. MMW will perform music from their Radiolarians series in addition to a fully improvised set.

The June 10 webcast consists of a Master Class hosted by MMW where the band will illustrate the different ways they use composition to lend structure to interactive group improvisation. The web audience can interact directly with the band by submitting questions and comments live via Facebook and Twitter. Instructions for these features will be provided with purchase.

Tickets for this two-day, in-home concert experience are available ( for $24.95. This includes access to the live stream as well as a one-month period of on-demand streaming.

For fans in the Woodstock, NY area, a limited number of tickets for both events are available for purchase at Tickets for the live events are $100 each night or $160 for both. Tickets include a meet & greet with MMW.


This summer, pack up your instrument, open your mind, and enter the boundary-breaking world of Medeski Martin & Wood.

Camp MMW is an incredible opportunity for musicians of varying levels and ages, to live and study with MMW in the Catskill Mountains. Campers will gather together for five days of intensive workshops and seminars, deep listening, musical exploration, and improvisation.

Applications are currently being accepted for the third annual Camp MMW, to take place August 1 - 6, 2010 at the Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, NY. All types of musicians ages 16 and up are encouraged to apply. Space is limited to 80 students. Applicants must provide a recording of one's work. All instruments are welcome, with an interest in creating variety! Applications with and detailed instructions are available on-line at APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY JUNE 21, 2010.

Break with convention, bust out of the safety zone, and dare to try new things. A guitarist can study melody with keyboardist, John Medeski. Or a horn player can work on mastering rhythm with drummer, Billy Martin. A pianist may develop their groove with bassist, Chris Wood. There will be special guests, group collaborations, and, of course, exclusive performances by MMW. Visionary guitarist and Berklee professor David Fiuczynski (Fuze) is the first confirmed guest teacher. More to be announced soon.

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