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MoMA’s Summergarden Concert Series Returns to Sculpture Garden in July

Billy Harper Quintet performing in 2009. Photo by Greg Kessler (Courtesy MoMA)

Starting July 8, the Museum of Modern Art’s concert series, Summergarden: New Music for New York, will return to the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden. Summergarden, a collaboration between MoMA and its programming partners, the Julliard School and Jazz at Lincoln Center, is free and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. MoMA, if you don’t already know, has a long tradition of excellent jazz concerts in its sculpture garden. Sonny Rollins, for instance, recorded one of the great (and totally strange) live jazz albums there, 1985′s The Solo Album. A full schedule of events is below. Read More