Dawoud is a multi-instrumentalise, composer, imrpoviser, and leader of
God’s Unruly Friends, a Mystic Ethno-Jazz Electronica ensemble. He will be
offering a solo performance on dilruba and laptop of improvisations on
original themes (including selections of his 21 piece work The Harmolodic
Classically trained bassist and sitarist Mark Deutsch is the creator and
master of the Bazantar: a 39-string acoustic bass with additional drone and
sympathetic strings. He received worldwide acclaim as a unique musical
innovator, and his work is recognized for its spiritual qualities.
A sample of the accolades he earned:
“Mark’s sonic explorations invoke the ancient tradition of trance-ritual
and embody a sacred musicality rarely heard in Western cultures.” – Bill
Lasswell, Producer, Audio Alchemist and Bassist
“Mark Deutsch has created explorations into the depths of sound where the
roots of tonality beneath Eastern and Western systems are one. This
historis tone poem bridges the dark opulence of tone to the high visionary
sounds of the spirit. A must for all sonic adventurers.” – Don Campbell,
Author of “The Mozart Effect”
The 6-time Grammy winners and MFM AC member Arturo O’Farrill and the ALJO return to Hostos to perform Songs of Love & Resistance” utilizing song, spoken word, poetry, rap, and hip-hop in response to our turbulent times. The concert showcases the diverse vocal styles of Ana Tijoux (Chile) and Telmary Díaz (Cuba) as well as the Bronx’s own Caridad De La Luz “La Bruja,” Chilo Cajigas, Rebel Diaz and DJ Logic.
Presented by the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance in parnership with the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture.
Pre-Concert Talk 7:00 PM
SENIORS 65+: $30, $20