Brooklyn Raga Massive: New Indian Classical & Raga-Inspired Experiments

Brooklyn Raga Massive: New Indian Classical & Raga-Inspired Experiments
Saturday, September 16 @ 7:00PM
Brooklyn Raga Massive, headed by percussionist Sameer Gupta, brings together a diverse roster of artists who specialize in modern jazz, Indian classical music, and a full spectrum of other genres. At their only Poppy show in 2017, this New York-based collective will present exciting new works and concepts while featuring several special guests. Featuring: Jay Gandhi - bansuri Arun Ramamurthy - violin Neel Murgai - sitar Michael Gam - bass Sameer Gupta - drums Special guests - TBA Bro...
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Wahh World Fusion Band: High-Energy East Meets West

Wahh World Fusion Band: High-Energy East Meets West
Thursday, September 7 @ 7:30PM
Rooted in India's rich traditional musical culture and enveloped in an artful weave of jazz, rock, and funk, Wahh World Fusion Band plays original music that features contemporary music with Indian and Eastern Influences, including dynamic vocal percussion and Indian raga elements. Featuring: Shankh Lahiri - vocals, tabla Peter Mongaya - guitar Rajib Karmakar - sitar Michael Washington - drums Michael Gam - bass Learn more: Website | Facebook | YouTube   EVENT DETAILS  ...
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Molly Holm and Her Trio: Extended Jazz & Improvised Music

Molly Holm and Her Trio: Extended Jazz & Improvised Music
Saturday, June 24 @ 7:30PM
Vocalist/composer Molly Holm, with her all-star jazz trio, makes her Red Poppy debut exploring the multicultural crossroads of improvised music through original compositions, straight-ahead and modal jazz tunes, and traditional folk songs. Molly's music, often intertwined with the elements of North Indian raga, experimental vocals, or playful free-form improvisation, also reveals the rhythmic and note-bending influences inherited from the music of the African diaspora. Featuring: Frank Marti...
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Brooklyn Raga Massive Presents: A Night of Cross-Coastal Raga-Inspired Music

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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 a...
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Oded Tzur Quartet (NY): West Coast Album Release Tour

Oded Tzur Quartet
Oded Tzur Quartet is a New York-based ensemble that prizes improvisation while exploring the territories of contemporary jazz and Indian music. The Quartet defines its sound by making use of the microtonality and melodic architecture of Indian classical, known as raga, within a jazz setting. Their debut album, Like a Great River, has been released by Enja Records and has received worldwide critical acclaim. This October, the ensemble will be touring the west coast to celebrate the US release of ...
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