Jared Michael Nickerson

Jared Michael Nickerson

Burnt Sugar Repertory Arkestra celebrates Prince’s “Parade”

The Burnt Sug­ar Reper­to­ry Arkestra cel­e­brates the “Parade” album, which con­tained the score for Prince’s self-direc­t­ed 1986 film “Under The Cher­ry Moon”, a kitschy cult clas­sic filled with slap­stick hijinks and sub­lime orches­tral arrange­ments by the leg­endary Clare Fis­ch­er. Burnt Sug­ar will also throw in some sur­prise caramelized nods to oth­er songs from Prince’s post-Pur­­ple […]

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The Drum and Bass Conductions Details

Come cel­e­brate the 50th Earth­ly Orbit of Mas­ter Drummer/Percussionist/Composer/Sound Sculp­tor Mar­que Gilmore (Omar Sosa, Che­ick Tid­i­ane Seck, Joe Zaw­in­ul, Sting, Katia LaBeque) with an all too rare NYC vis­it, in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Burnt Sug­ar Arkestra, con­duct­ed by Mikel Banks with David Gilmore and many more Spe­cial Guests! Pub­lic Trans­porta­tion : R-train (Union Street Sta­tion), […]

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33rd Annual Neptune Ball Details

Save the date for Snug Har­bor Cul­tur­al Cen­ter & Botan­i­cal Garden’s 33rd Annu­al Nep­tune Ball.  SHCCBG’s year­ly gala will cel­e­brate past achieve­ments and hon­or Coun­cil Mem­ber Steven Mat­teo, Joanne Gerenser (Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of EDEN II,) Mar­garette Purvis (Pres­i­dent & CEO of the Food Bank for New York City) and Lin­coln Cen­ter for the Per­form­ing Arts.. […]

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More About Stefanie Batten Bland & Karisma Jay

Ste­fanie Bat­ten Bland is a chore­o­graph­ic artist who cre­ates per­for­mances root­ed in com­mu­ni­ty, high­light­ing the  del­i­cate threads that con­nect us to one anoth­er and to our plan­et. Based in con­tem­po­rary dance the­atre, Com­pa­ny SBB con­structs futur­is­tic envi­ron­ments with instal­la­tions ripe in poet­ic the­atri­cal fla­vors that are emo­tion­al­ly dri­ven. In 2008 while head chore­o­g­ra­ph­er of the […]

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Dos ~ Rise of the MojoSexual Cotillion ~ Burnt Sugar Arkestra’s Groidest Hits Experience (1999–2017)

Burnt Sug­ar the Arkestra Cham­ber returns to the David Ruben­stein Atri­um at Lin­coln Cen­ter for the sev­enth time since debut­ing their David Bowie trib­ute in 2011; revis­it­ing & re-imag­in­ing their own tunes from That Depends On What You Know Parts 1,2&3, Not April in Paris, The Dark­nuss, Negroc­i­ty, The Rites, Mak­ing Love To The Dark Ages […]

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Patient(ce) & The Periapsis Open Series

Patient(ce) is an evening-length, inter­dis­ci­pli­nary work is inspired by father daugh­ter con­ver­sa­tions between Ste­fanie Bat­ten Bland and con­tro­ver­sial com­pos­er and film mak­er Ed Bland.  This cre­ation will exam­ine the struc­ture of jazz with its for­mal empha­sis on the eter­nal present.  Through a col­lab­o­ra­tion with futur­is­tic jazz ensem­ble Burnt Sug­ar the Arkestra Cham­ber and visu­al instal­la­tion […]

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Ivan Julian’s “Heart of Fire” Organizer’s Message, GoFundMe Link & May 7th Lineup

Sug­ar Nation … a mes­sage from the orga­niz­ers of the fundrais­ing effort for Ivan Julian: “First, thank you so much for pitch­ing in with your time and energy–and mon­ey when possible–to help Ivan in his extreme need. The lat­est news regard­ing his con­di­tion is that, slight­ly over a year after his can­cer diag­no­sis, and the […]

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Ivan Julien’s “Heart of Fire” Waiting List & Donation Info

Wait­ing List for “Heart of Fire” can be found here: http://www.citywinery.com/newyork/tickets/heart-on-fire-concert-for-ivan-julian-feat-debbie-harry-richard-hell-vernon-reid-living-colour-ian-hunter-garland-jeffreys-willie-nile-the-bush-tetras-more-5–4.html Dona­tions for Ivan Julian can be made here.  https://www.gofundme.com/IvanJulianFund

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Burnt Sugar at The Thunderbird Cafe with 91.3FM WYEP The Soul Show’s Mike Canton

The Burnt Sug­ar Arkestra returns to the Thun­der­bird Cafe fresh off a Lin­coln Cen­ter com­mis­sioned Rick James trib­ute and on their way to Detroit and Cleve­land to pay musi­cal homage to Melvin Van Pee­bles’ Sweet Sweet­back sound­track and to one of the most, if not the most icon­ic rock star of our time … David […]

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Let's Bowie Chirrun: An Uptown Celebration for the Thin White Duke

Let’s Bowie Chirrun: An Uptown Celebration for the Thin White Duke

Sug­ar Nation … stop by MIST for this FREE event that will fea­ture ren­di­tions of Bowie tunes by the Burnt Sug­ar Arkestra, Jason St. Ange­lo, Omo Misha, and a spe­cial set of Bowie music by DJ DesiLu.  You’ll hear Break­ing Glass, Rock & Roll Sui­cide, Moon­age Day­dream, Rebel, Rebel, Dia­mond Dogs, Chi­na Girl, The Man […]

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A Tribute to David Bowie at the Music Box Supper Club Cleveland, OH

A Tribute to David Bowie at the Music Box Supper Club Cleveland, OH

Sug­ar Nation we want to give a “shout out” to Tom Welsh of the Cleve­land Muse­um of Art for the refer­ral and shout a “thank you” to Colleen Miller who, after wit­ness­ing an assort­ment of the videos from our Lin­coln Cen­ter song­book per­for­mances over the years, has invit­ed us back to Cleve­land to be a […]

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Sweet Sweetback's Badasssss Song / Melvin Van Peebles & the Burnt Sugar Arkestra

Sweet Sweetback’s Badasssss Song / Melvin Van Peebles & the Burnt Sugar Arkestra

Sug­ar Nation … we are com­ing back to “The Motor City” with Melvin Van Pee­bles! It’s been a minute, or should we say a few years, since M.V.P & the Burnt Sug­ar Arkestra debuted the the­atri­cal ver­sion of “Sweet Sweetback’s Badasssss Song” in Paris at the Sons d’hiver Fes­ti­val in 2010. Two sold-out, ow should […]

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Burnt Sugar SuperFreaks the Rick James Playabook at This Ain't Hollywood, Hamilton Ontario

Burnt Sugar SuperFreaks the Rick James Playabook at This Ain’t Hollywood, Hamilton Ontario

$15 Advance Tick­ets are avail­able Now Now Now at This Ain’t Hol­ly­wood, The Brain and Dr. Disc; This Ain’t Hol­ly­wood Day-of-Show Door Tick­ets will be $18 … Ya Heard !!!!

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PATIENT(CE) – a Physical Requiem/Harlem Stage Event & Seating Details

Per­for­mance Length: 60 min­utes No Inter­mis­sion Seat­ing Arrange­ment: Assigned Seat­ing — You can select your own seats; — Nor­mal Box Office Hours: Mon­day – Fri­day, 12:00pm – 6:00pm; — On per­for­mance days Box Office opens two hours pri­or per­for­mance time & clos­es an hour after per­for­mance time; — All Pur­chased tick­ets are Non­re­fund­able and No […]

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