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  1. Big Ears Festival

    Friday is an absurdly loaded day. I count 12 concerts I'm interested in hearing on Friday. That is going to be a busy day and obviously there will be lots of conflicts.
  2. Big Ears Festival

    Roll call. Who will be present on Friday? I will. BFrank? Anyone else?
  3. Sitar Recital – Soulful Strings Saturday, April 18, 2020 4:00:00 PM Venue: Allen Library Civic Auditorium, 300 N. Allen Drive, Allen TX 75013 Admission: ICMC Members: Free General: $30 Student: $20 Abhisek Mallick Sitar Subrata Bhattacharya Tabla Abhisek Mallick stepped into the domain of sitar when he was seven. Under the strict tutelage of his guru, Pandit Shyamal Chattopadhyay, who is the disciple of the Late Ustad Md. Dabir Khan (the Last descendant of Mian Tansen) as well as the legendary maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar. He has also been fortunate enough to have received taalim from the doyen of Vishnupur Gharana, Pt. Manilal Nag. He gave his first public performance at the young age of eight and has been a regular artiste of All India Radio since he was ten. Abhisek has proved his musical acumen by receiving the prestigious “President’s Award” from the Government of India, after achieving the first position in All India Radio (Hindustani Classical Instrumental) Music Competition in Sitar in 2003. The Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Govt. of India, has conferred upon him the senior National Scholarship for 2003, in the field of Hindustani Classical Music (Instrumental). His musical career is etched with numerous other awards – the “ ITC Sangeet Research Academy Award”2003, “Rajya Sangeet AcademyAward”, “Pandit Ravi Kichloo Award”, “Saltlake Cultural Association Award” , being some of them. His musical recitals have been widely acclaimed by critics and he has bagged numerous press reviews from notable dailies and magazines. Abhisek is an A-Grade artist of All India Radio, Doordarshan and other media channels. He has been touring extensively across the globe on account of his concerts, which include Chhandayan All night Concert 2010, New York City, Academy of Performing Arts, 2010, Rutgers University, Philadelphia Museum of Arts, Bishwa Banga Sammelan 2010/2018, Atlantic City, Salt Lake Music Festival,2011, and Uttarpara Sangeet Chakra in the years 2009/2011/2014/2019 among others. He has collaborated with world-renowned jazz and classical guitarist Fareed Haque at Boston Guitar Fest 2010, Utah Arts Festival 2010 and Marquette Waterfront Festival 2011. Abhisek has also composed music for and performed live at Farley P. Richmond’s theatrical production of “Mrichhakatikam” at South Asian Theatre Festival 2010, New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Abhisek is a regular member of the world famous fusion band Rhythmscape by Pt. Bickram Ghosh and has collaborated with him in playing a number of scores in Tollywood and Bollywood productions and albums, notable among which are the movie JAAL (which got the Oscar long list nomination), “The Vayuputras”,--- the Original Sound Track of “Immortals of Meluha”, “MAYA”. He has been a featured artiste in Pt Subhen Chatterjee’s world music project “Bandish Fusion”. He had the rare opportunity to perform with Ustad Fazal Quereshi on the 99th Birth Anniversary of Ustad Allah Rakha Khan Saheb. He added another significant feather to his cap by performing as well as conducting workshop at Cape Town Jazz Fest 2019, one of the biggest Jazz Festivals in the world, as part of Bickram Ghosh Quartet. He has been invited to perform in Zee Saregamapa as a Guest Artist on special occasions. Subrata Bhattacharya is one of the leading tabla players in India today. He has received his taalim under Shri Tamal Krishna Chatterjee, Shri Nripen Karmakar and Shri Tapan Kr. Banerjee before he was finally accepted as a pupil of tabla maestro Pt. Shankar Ghosh, all of whom honed his talent to the level of refinement now witnessed by audiences everywhere. He has since proved himself a worthy exponent of the Farukhabad Gharana. Recognition of his talent has come in the form of such awards as the Sangeet Prabhankar and the Gold Medal and the Saangeet Praveen from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahadad, and Sangeet Bhushan from the Bhatkhande College, Lucknow. Renowned artists whom he has accompanied in the past few years are Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Dr. L. Subramaniam, Dr.N.Rajam, Pt. Buddhaditya Mukherjee, Ud Shahid Parvez Khan, Ud Ali Ahmed Hussain, Chitraveena Ravikiran, Pt. Tejendra Narayan Majumdar, Pt. Samaresh Chaudhury, etc. He is a visiting professor at the University of Urbana Champaign,IL. The next milestone of his creativity and innovation is "Naad- The Everlasting Sound", a group he has formed to experiment with fusion music. It seems the next inevitable step in Subrata's career as a mingling and merging of eastern, middle eastern and western styles of music is the trend among makers and lovers of music these days. He is been a part of the Chicago based Indo -Jazz band Flat Earth Ensemble since its inception.
  4. This past weekend: Lee Morgan, The Sixth Sense (Blue Note) Jimmy Hamilton, It's About Time (Prestige Swingville) Hampton Hawes, All Night Session, volume 1 (Contemporary) Sam "the Man" Taylor Plays the Bad and the Beautiful (Prestige Moodsville) Paul Horn and Carlos Lyra, The Sound of Ipanema (Columbia)(
  5. MAR06 The Mimi Fox Beatles Project Fri. Mar 6, 2020 at 8:00pm CST The Guitar Sanctuary is proud to present a special evening of Virtuoso Guitar with the Mimi Fox Beatles Project on Friday March 6th at 8pm (doors open at 7) with special guest (TBA) at The Sanctuary Music & Events Center.
  6. Harriett Tubman is fantastic.
  7. When Jazz populated NYC

    Le Poisson Rouge. The only time I've been there it was grotesquely overloud and standing only. Didn't like the place.
  8. 2020 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival line-up is out. April 23: Arturo Sandoval, Uncle Nef, Great Gambian Griots: Jali Bakary Konteh and Pa Bobo Jobarteh, Marlon Jordan, Alexi Marti April 24: Terri Lynne Carrington and Social Science, Jason Marsalis, Great Gambian Griots: Jali Bakary Konteh and Pa Bobo Jobarteh, Doreen, Jamil Sharif Tribute to Jabbo Smith, Les Filles De Illighadad of Niger April 25: Antonio Sanchez and Migration, Trumpet Mafia, Tuba Skinny, Sasha Masakowski, David Sanborn with Randy Brecker, Charlie Musselwhite, Louis Ford April 26: Nicholas Payton, Wycliffe Gordan, Buddy Guy April 30: John Scofield and Dave Holland, Uptown Jazz Orchestra, Tom McDermott and Evan Christopher, Lil Ed and the Blues Imperials, Leyla McCalla May 1: Brubeck Brothers, Herlin Riley, Charlie Gabriel May 2: The Cookers, Count Basie Orchestra, Leroy Jones, Chris Thomas King, Blodie's Jazz Jam May 3: Chick Corea, Terrence Blanchard, Amina Figarova, Mr. Sipp
  9. It was in 1984, I think, on two consecutive nights--Terrence Blanchard as musical director, with Jean Toussaint, Donald Harrison, Mullgrew Miller, and Lonnie Plaxico. Marchel Ivery sitting in on tenor at the end of the second set (with Donald Harrison and jean Toussaint looking taken aback that Marchel got more applause than they did).
  10. Woody Shaw App

    I'm just going to see what you get for free.
  11. Woody Shaw App

    Just added this App to my iPhone; thanks for the alert.
  12. He doesn't seem to have a website or even a facebook page but he is going strong at age 80 now.
  13. Big Ears Festival

    I saw him once years ago at the original Knitting Factory (a real dump of a club), in a quartet setting. Friday looks like the most potentially conflict ridden day for me.
  14. I did attend the Manhattan marathon and it was a real shot of musical adrenaline.