Music listings – 4/26 through 5/2

1. Roberto’s invited you to “the Patrizia Scascitelli Sextet & Virginia Mayhew Quartet”

Date: Monday, April 26, 2010
Time: 8pm Patrizia Scascitelli Sextet (Patrizia Scascitelli on piano, Jamie Baum on flute, Dave Smith on trumpet, Andy  Hunter on trombone, Marcos Varela on bass and Sylvia Cuenca on  drums) – 10pm Virginia Mayhew Quartet (Virginia Mayhew on tenor saxophone, Kenny Wessel on guitar, Harvie S on bass and Victor Jones on drums)
Venue: Rosie O’Grady’s (149 West 46 Street, New York, NY 10036)
Ticket: $10
Genre: Jazz

2. Boukman Eksperyans

Date: Monday, April 26, 2010
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: SOB’s (204 Varick St., 212-243-4940)
Ticket: $15
Genre: World/Haiti

Boukman Eksperyans ushered in a musical revolution with their Grammy-nominated debut album Voudou Adjae. This brilliant release introduced the world to Boukmans worldly high energy sound fusing traditional Haitian and Caribbean rhythms with rock and reggae. Voudou Adjae brought the band international prominence and made them spokespeople for Haitian people.

3. Guy Klucevsek

Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Time: 8pm – 9pm
Venue: The Stone (at the corner of Avenue C and 2nd Street, NY)
Ticket: $10
Genre: Polka/folk/contemporary and improve

Staten Island’s virtuosic accordinist Guy Klucevsek playing the mix of polkas, folk tunes and original tunes.

4. John Sinclair & Hollow Bones

Date: Thursday, April 29, 2010
Time: 9pm
Venue: Zebulon (258 Wythe Ave at Metropolitan Ave)
Ticket: donation
Genre: Poetry/ Nu Jazz/improve

John Sinclair is a Detroit poet, one-time manager of the band MC5, and leader of the White Panther Party — a militantly anti-racist countercultural group of white socialists seeking to assist the Black Panthers in the Civil Rights movement — from November 1968 to July 1969…. He is joined by the NY nu Jazz band Hollow Bones.

5. Ozomatli – From L.A. to the World!

Date: Wednesday, April 30 and May 1, 2010
Time: 9pm
Venue: Highline Ballroom (431 W 16th St., New York, NY 10011, between 9th and 10th Ave , (212) 414-5994)
Tickets: $22.00 in advance, $25.00 day of show
Genre: Hip Hop/Salsa/Cumbia

In their fourteen years together as a band, celebrated Los Angeles culture-mashers Ozomatli have gone from being hometown heroes to being named U.S. State Department Cultural Ambassadors. 
Their music– a notorious urban-Latino-and-beyond collision of hip hop and salsa, dancehall and cumbia, samba and funk, merengue and comparsa, East LA R&B and New Orleans second line, Jamaican ragga and Indian raga– has long followed a key mantra: it will take you around the world by taking you around L.A.

6. Baaba Maal

Date: Friday, April 30, 2010
Time: 10pm
Venue: SOB’s (204 Varick St., 212-243-4940)
Ticket: $38
Genre: World/Senegal/African Pop

Senegalese star Baaba Maal who was one of the original icons of the 1980s world music boom is back in town playing songs from his new album Television.

7. John Sinclair and the Anglers of the Omniverse

Date: Saturday, May 1. 2010
Time: 9pm
Venue: The Yippie Cafe (9 Bleeker St.)
Ticket: donation
Genre: Poetry/Nu Jazz/improve

John Sinclair (voice) with Daniel Carter on multi reeds, Hill Greene on bass, Dave Ross guitar, Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi on tenor sax and Alex Obert on drums.

8.World Music Institute Presents – Shujaat Husain Khan

Date: Saturday, May 1, 2010
Time: 8pm
Venue: Peter Norton/Symphony Space (2537 Broadway and 95th St., NY, 212-864-5400)
Tickets: $30, WMI Friends $25, Students $18
Genre: World/India

Shujaat Husain Khan is perhaps the greatest North Indian classical musician of his generation. He belongs to the Imdad Khan gharana (tradition) of the sitar (lute) and is the seventh in the unbroken line from his family that has produced many musical masters. His style known as the gayaki ang, is imitative of the subtleties of the human voice.