Avant Progressive Chamber Punk Jazz!
NHIC is one of the focal points of a thriving jazz, improvised and experimental music scene in New Haven, CT. The greater NHIC holds monthly workshops, sponsors performances of various ad-hoc combinations of NHIC members and hosts visiting new music ensembles.
New Haven is becoming a must-play town on the creative music scene with the presence of Firehouse12, International Festival of Arts and Ideas, New Haven Jazz Festival, and the continuing presence of Yale University. NHIC has played an annual showcase at Firehouse12 since it opened in the fall of 2005.
In Inflection, the New Haven Improvisers Collective has created a recording that is challenging and accessible, adventurous and melodic, and edgy and rhythmical.
- Richard Kamins, The Hartford Courant
Inspired collective intelligence
- Grego Applegate Edwards, Cadence Magazine
Artsy modern-musical fun.
- Craig Matsumoto, KZSU, Stanford California
N.H.I.C. shows are tied in the here and now to what’s actually going on with younger and emerging improvisers in the region,”
Improvised Music workshops. Specializing in accepting people from many backgrounds and proficiency levels and getting them to make improvised music together