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Mark Morris chooses the Bad Plus, John Cage for Ojai festival
Mark Morris chooses the Bad Plus, John Cage for Ojai festival

Renowned choreographer Mark Morris will bring his signature modern sensibility to the Ojai Music Festival in June with a program that will feature pieces by Lou Harrison, John Cage and Henry Cowell. Organizers said Wednesday the Mark Morris Dance Group will perform at the annual festival along with the jazz ensemble the Bad Plus, pianist Ethan Iverson, the American String Quartet and pianist-organist Colin Fowler. The 2013 Ojai Music Festival is scheduled to take place June 6-9. As previously announced, Morris will serve as the festival's music director, a guest position that has been held in recent years by pianist Leif Ove Andsnes and singer Dawn Upshaw. Morris is the first...

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