The Shape of Jazz - Rudresh_Mahanthappa

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The Shape of Jazz - Rudresh Mahanthappa

Saturday, April 21, 2012, 10 pm
Zankel Hall
881 7th Avenue
New York, NY

Downbeat Critics Poll and Jazz Journalist Association Alto Saxophonist of the Year Rudresh Mahanthappa presents the New York premiere of the Samdhi Suite in its complete form as commissioned by the Guggenheim Foundation

This striking electro-acoustic work combines the complex melodic and rhythmic elements of Carnatic (South Indian) music with jazz in ways
previously unheard.

"fusion has never sounded like this before" - All Music Guide

Rudresh Manhanthappa, alto saxophone
David Gilmore, guitar
Rich Brown, bass
Gene Lake, drums
Anand Ananthakrishnan, percussion

Presented by Carnegie Hall in partnership with The Joyce and George Wein Foundation in memory of Joyce Wein.