SIFPAX presents a panel discussion on the "ins and outs" of innovation and forward thinking by Anthony Malatesta & Dominic Fragman followed by a completely improvised concert performance from the groundbreaking Spirit of Innovation & Freedom Ensemble with Paul F. Murphy, Jere Carroll, and Fragman. The SIF Ensemble’s totally improvised concert will display concepts presented by Fragman and Malatesta.
Doors open at 5pm - The Pax Museum will offer light fare and a cash bar.
*In case of inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled for February 6.
**Tickets purchased in advance: $20 general admission, $15 museum members. Online ticket sales end one hour prior to the event.
Tickets may be purchased at the door the evening of the event for $25 general admission, and $20 for museum members.
Dominic Fragman: Multi-instrumentalist and Co-Founder of the Spirit of Innovation & Freedom (SIF). Fragman has gained international recognition as a “musical genius” whose “musical talents are unlike any others of his generation.”
Anthony Malatesta: Founder and Team Lead of NAVAIR’s Power and Energy Division Thermal and Electrical and Modeling Lab. Malatesta is a PhD candidate in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maryland College Park.
The SIF Ensemble: Dominic Fragman, master drummer Paul F. Murphy, and poet Jere Carroll. Murphy’s work has been recognized by Oxford’s Grove Dictionary of American Music as a new direction in jazz and art. Carroll was poet laureate for the grand opening of the Mary Pickford Theater at the Library of Congress.