Bassam Saba and his New York Arabic Orchestra @ Symphony Space this coming Saturday!!!

Text by Jim Hoey Date: Saturday, February 12, 2011 Time: 8 pm Venue: Peter Jay Sharp Theatre /Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY 10025-6990) Tickets: $25; Members, Students, Seniors, Children $20; Day of Show $30 – buy tickets Genre: Arabic tradtional music xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Just as protests around the Arabic world are […]

“Nu Iranian Vs. Nu Arabic Music” At SoSaLa’s Nu World Trash Cd Release Party in NY!!

The CD release party for SoSaLa‘s Nu World Trash  is set for March 6 at Manhattan’s Nublu (62 Ave C, between 4th and 5th Street in the Lower East Side. 9pm to 11pm – Ticket: $10), with Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi on sax and vocals, Damon Banks on bass, Michael Wimberly on drums & dembe, and Sinan […]

Interview – Bassam Saba and April Centrone speak about their “baby”: the NY Arabic Orchestra

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Text and interview by Jim Hoey Video camera: Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi The New York Arabic Orchestra has quietly been honing their craft for the past three years, after forming out of a series of workshops started by founders Bassam Saba (oud, nay, flute, violin) and April Centrone (lead percussion). What they accomplished on February […]

Digital Album Release by George Crotty and Kirk Starkey “Vidi Aquam”

Artist: George Crotty and Kirk Starkey Title: Vidi Aquam Label: self produced Genre: electronica/nu music CD Review by Dawoud Kringle Vidi Aquam is the name of an antiphon (a short Psalm-texted chant), which is sung during the Roman Catholic Mass. It is also the tiltel of the recent release of the collaborative project between George Crotty and Kirk Starkey.

Music Listings – 4/11 through 4/17/2016

1. Transcendent Arts of Tibet and India Date: Monday, April 4 through Friday, April 15, 2016 Time: 9pm Venue: Winter Garden (230 Vesey Street New York, NY 10821) Ticket: free Genre: Mandala/Indian dance and music Immerse yourself in the glorious traditions of Tibet and India from April 4-15 in the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place! The first week kicks-off […]