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Brooklyn Raga Massive Presents: A Night of Cross-Coastal Raga-Inspired Music
April 24, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm| $20
Ranging from collaboration and impromptu performances to casual musical appreciation, Brooklyn Raga Massive presents an evening inspired around Indian classical ‘raga’ music. The NYC-based collective of artists, alongside several raga-influenced musicians in the Bay Area, join together to perform multiple showcase-style sets as well as to facilitate group discussions with the community. Through Q&A and networking, fellow raga musicians and appreciators can learn how to build their audience and networks for further sustainability and fair practices among individual artists.
Sameer Gupta (Brooklyn Raga Massive) – drumset, tabla
Parag Chordia – sarod
Gautam Tejas – vocals
Rohan Krishnamurthy – mridangam
Prasant Radhakrishnan – saxophone
Ferhan Qureshi – tabla
Arun Ramamurthy – violin
Jim Santi Owen – percussion
Amali Premawardhana – cello
Trina Basu – violin
Perry Wortman – bass
Brooklyn Raga Massive is a cooperative alliance between Indian classical musicians in the Brooklyn, NYC area. The Massive is dedicated to representing raga-inspired music and expanding its audience through diversity and by breaking conventional formalities. Through BRM, artists can network and find a platform to present their work influenced by Indian Classical music as well as get involved with presenting concerts, lecture demonstrations, festivals, and educational outreach to all ages.
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Admission: $20. Doors at 5:00pm. Show at 5:30pm. All ages welcome.
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