Jazz at Intersection presents VidyA at the De Young Museum

This will be a special performance featuring a new commissioned composition on a piece in the De Young museum. I sincerely hope you can join us. Admission is free.

 

VidyA – Friday Nights at the de Young presents Jazz at Intersection

 

Fri, Sep 11 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm | FREE

 

With an almost telepathic interplay, VidyA merges the virtuosity of Jazz with the melodic and rhythmic nuance of South Indian classical (Carnatic) music.

 

Prasant Radhakrishnan – saxophone; Sameer Gupta – drums; and special guest Eric Vogler – bass

 

“Imagine ragas and American blues folded into a single moment.” – San Francisco Chronicle

 

“…when these patterns are played on saxophone, violin, string bass, and jazz drums, there is a build-up of emotional energy and intellectual complexity which seems to recreate the energy that was present at the birth of bebop in 1940s New York. In fact, if Charlie Parker or Dizzie Gillespie had heard VidyA at that time, I think it would have never have occurred to them that VidyA’s music was Indian. They would simply have wondered where these cats had found a sound that was so mercilessly free of the standard melodic and rhythmic clichés.” -Teed Rockwell, India Currents

 

http://www.vidyamusic.com

 

de Young – Inside Wilsey Court
Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118

 

More Information here.

 

(415) 626-2787 x.109

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