New Time and Location. Fridays@One 50th Anniversary Series - The Art of the Duo with Jane Ira Bloom and Fred Hersch

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Please note the new start time and location change. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Throughout the school year, the Institute for Retired Professionals (IRP) presents lectures on timely topics for members, the New School community, and the general public. This year, as it commemorates 50 years at The New School, the IRP celebrates the richness and diversity of faculty voices at the university. Fridays @ One is supported by a generous gift from the Estelle Tolkin Memorial Fund. 

The intimacy of the duo setting is something that has challenged and fascinated jazz artists throughout jazz history. Renowned pianist Fred Hersch and soprano saxophonist Jane Ira Bloom have been long-time collaborators since the early 1980’s and cite this format as a special vehicle for the unique mix of expression and surprise in their art. These two seasoned improvisers will perform and talk about what playing "in twos" means for them.


Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor

Free; seating is limited; reservations required by calling or emailing

Phone: 212.229.5682

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