The Project: Stringed Instruments from Around the World

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The Project explores Arabic, Turkish, Armenian, Eastern European, Celtic, Medieval, and West African music through original compositions and unexpected instrumentation, including tarhu duets.   FEATURING: Daniel Berkman - kora, percussion Gary Haggerty - oud, tarhu Peter Maund - percussion Sarah Michael - kanun, tarhu Diana Rowan - harps   ABOUT THE ARTISTS: Daniel Berkman is a San Francisco-based composer, multi-instrumentalist, accompanist, singer-songwriter, and electronic...
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Kavita Shah: Planet Jazz

Kavita Shah: Planet Jazz
Sunday, August 13 @ 7:30PM
A native New Yorker of Indian origin fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, and French, acclaimed composer/jazz vocalist Kavita Shah incorporates her ethnographic research on Brazilian, West African, and Indian musical traditions into her original repertoire. At her first Red Poppy show since 2014, expect to hear songs from her discography, as well as selections from her upcoming album of duets with bassist François Moutin. Featuring: Kavita Shah - vocals Julian Shore - piano François Moutin - bas...
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Mamadou and Vanessa: Mali Blues

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Mamadou and Vanessa perform original, poignant music from Mali. Their sound, influenced by West African rhythms and southern American blues, features the traditional 14-stringed kamele ngoni (hunter's harp) and the karinye, a traditional percussion instrument. Master kamele ngoni player Mamadou Sidibe is from the Wassoulou region of Mali, West Africa. He has toured with Malian greats Oumou Sangaré and Coumba Sidibé throughout Europe and Africa. Vanessa Sidibe, from New York, is an accomplish...
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