Barrio Manouche & Mallar Bhattacharya Band: A Musical Journey from India to Spain

Barrio Manouche & Mallar Bhattacharya Band: A Musical Journey from India to Spain
Saturday, March 25 @ 7:30PM
The Red Poppy is proud to present an evening with Spanish guitarist/composer Javier Jimenez’s Barrio Manouche, purveyors of original, instrumental jazz manouche, and the Mallar Bhattacharya Band, a Bay Area-based traditional North Indian ensemble. Each band will perform a set and then play together, merging both cultures to become one. Featuring: Javier Jiménez - guitar Alex Zelnick - guitar Luis Jiménez - cajón Magali Sans-Cartier - violin Cyril Guiraud - soprano saxophone Sascha Jacob...
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Wahid: Improvisations of Greece and the Levant

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Using a modern and fluid approach to improvisation, oud player Dimitris Mahlis and frame drummer Chris Wabich explore Greek, Persian, and Indian sounds that date back to antiquity. Described by Digital Jazz News as “eclectic, organic, and unplugged in the truest sense of the word,” Wahid’s newest release, Inside Silence, synthesizes their cross-cultural music into a distinctive jazz idiom. Featuring: Dimitris Mahlis - oud Chris Wabich - tuned frame drums   Admission: $10-20. ...
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Gautam Tejas Ganeshan: New Carnatic Music

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Gautam Tejas Ganeshan’s performances reflect his love and deep knowledge of Carnatic music. His elaborate structures, extensive improvisations, and utmost sincerity distinguish him as one of the great practitioners of the form. Performed with chamber ensembles, Ganeshan’s music prioritizes authenticity over ethnicity and immediacy over nostalgia. His concerts offer listeners a rare peek into the complex song forms of a rich oral tradition. Founder and director of the Sangati Center, a non-pro...
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