May event, held on New York's Lower East Side, is devoted to the progressive side of jazz.
Pianist will work with several teachers for nine months.
'Arcana' features Bill Frisell, Myra Melford, others on their art.
New York; Burlington, Vt.; Oakland, Calif. among cities hosting small jazz festivals.
Tenth day of 11-day event also features DJ Spooky, Music Revelation Ensemble.