WELCOME/AACM NEW YORK - Celebrating 53 Years of Artistic Dedication

The Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians is one of the oldest non-profit music organizations in the United States devoted to the presentation and performance of contemporary music. The year 2015 concluded a successful 50th anniversary celebration, we are thankful to be privileged with the opportunity to present and perform contemporary music as our journey continues.

Tribute to Dr. Muhal Richard Abrams

Graphic Tribute Muhal Richard Abrams Slideshow Tribute Muhal Richard Abrams

The AACM New York City Chapter, Inc. presented a musical tribute to Dr. Muhal Richard Abrams at the Community Church of New York on the 29th of January 2018. There were performances by AACM New York City Chapter, Inc. members, invited guest artists and remarks from friends and associates. The evening was an inspired event which earned praise and applause from both participants and invited guest. Dr. Muhal Richard Abrams family and the AACM New York City Chapter, Inc. thank all who helped make the event the success that it was. We have included a slideshow with photos of some of the participants who made a contribution to the success of this event. Click on the Graphic above - Adobe Reader required.

Amina Claudine MyersUpdate: THE AMINA CLAUDINE MYERS TRIO performing at
The Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival, May 5th, 7 PM - THE KENNEDY CENTER, WASHINGTON, D. C.

George Lewis American academy of arts and letters The AACM New York City Chapter congratulate George Lewis on becoming a newly elected member to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Click image, see press release.


AACM New York events are made possible with the support of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and The New York State Legislature, the New Music USA’s NYC New Music Impact Fund with funding from the Scherman Foundation’s Katharine S. and Axel G. Rosin Fund and Grants from the Phaedrus Foundation and the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation"