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

Photo by Tasja Keetman

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 Gundogdu on oud  and new member Brian Prunka on guitar. Guest appearance by Sylvain Leroux on fula flute who played on three songs in the CD with openers Al-Amar Ensemble.

The Al-Amar Ensemble is a new group to hit the NY scene, assembled by Timba Harris of Secret Chiefs 3 on the heels of his recent move from Seattle, in collaboration with drummer and percussionist, April Centrone (New York Arabic Orchestra, Secret Chiefs 3), and featuring Harris’ longtime colleague / renowned composer Gyan Riley on guitar, and stunning oud player and luthier, John Vergara (NY Arabic Orchestra). The combination is a new avant-garde, marrying Arabic music and tarab with rock, soul, sensuality and intense energy.

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Music listings – 9/12 through 9/18

Will be updated during the week!

1. Steve Dalachinsky / Dave  Liebman CLASS REUNION

Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Time: 8pm
Venue: the University of the Streets (130 east 7th street. 2nd floor. NY)
Ticket: $10
Genre: poetry and jazz

Steve Dalachinsky is a legendary New York downtown poet. He is active in the free jazz scene. He was born in Brooklyn, New York. He has been writing poetry for many years and has worked with such musicians as William Parker, Susie Ibarra, Matthew Shipp, Roy Campbell, Daniel Carter, Sabir Mateen, Mat Maneri, Federico Ughi, Loren Mazzacane Connors, Rob Brown, Tim Barnes, and Jim O’Rourke. Tonight he and Jazz sax legend Dave Liebman (Miles Davis) are going to surprise yiu with words and sounds. Continue reading