Sufi and Folk Music of Rajasthan, India: Lakha Khan

Friday, Mar 10, 2017

7:00 pm

Lakha Khan Lakha Khan, born into a family of musicians from the Manganiyar community, is a master of the Sindhi sarangi, a fretless bowed instrument known for its exceptional imitation the human voice. Khan, from Raneri in Jodpur, Rajasthan in North India will accompany the instrument with his soaring vocals…

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The Golden Age of Bolero: Miramar

Friday, Mar 31, 2017

7:00 pm

Miramar An off-shoot of the trail-blazing salsa band Bio Ritmo, Miramar revives the 1950’s & 60s Puerto Rican bolero tradition. In the Latin world, boleros are the ultimate expression of love and suffering and hold cross-generational and cross-national appeal. Miramar is led by Bio Ritmo’s pianist Marlysse Simmons and vocalist…

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DakhaBrakha: New Sounds from Ukraine

Saturday, Apr 15, 2017

7:30 pm

Utter brilliance NPR MUSIC DakhaBrakha returns, by popular demand, after a sold-out 2016 performance! This playful band from Kiev will perform new songs from their yet to released album as well as old favorites. Reshaping ancient and contemporary Ukrainian music, DakhaBrakha’s hypnotic textures meld soulful folk and ritual songs with…

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