8 results for tag: Percussion

Vince Maccarone’s Los Variants

The brainchild of Vince Maccarone, Los Variants explores connections between diverse musical backgrounds, blending different cultural influences within a jazz setting. This 5-piece super band presents a seamless mosaic of international influences taking audiences on a musical journey around the world drawing from reggae, blues, ... Read More

Daniel Champagne

The story goes that songwriter and one-of-a-kind guitar virtuoso Daniel Champagne first picked up his instrument of choice as a five-year-old following in the footsteps of a musical father. He began writing songs at 12, training classically throughout his teens and performing solo wherever he could, honing his craft and ... Read More

Sundar Viswanathan & Avataar

A musical fusion of classical Indian music, modern jazz, Brazilian lyricism, electronica,atmospheric textures and ambiance, Javanese gamelan, and contemporary improvisation, Avataar is the brain child of saxophonist, flutist, bansurist, composer, and vocalist Sundar Viswanathan. Cleverly layered and cinematic in scope, the ... Read More

Flamenco Borealis

Back from a year in Spain, Flamenco Borealis returns to the Bassment with ‘Dos Voces’ (Two Voices), a show in which flamenco and Arabic music and dance meet. This meeting of two worlds, so close, yet very different, opens a space where different lyricisms mingle, where nostalgia is expressed in various tones, and where ... Read More

Ben Schenstead

Specializing in classical and fingerstyle guitar, Ben Schenstead is a multi-faceted musician who enjoys exploring the boundaries between Latin, jazz, classical, and world music. Ben’s first album, Sunburst, was nominated for a Prairie Music Award and his second, Spirit of the Guitar, featured solo guitar and string orchestra. ... Read More

¡Arte! Flamenco: Elementos

Flamenco bailaor (dancer) Carlos Menchaca has performed with an array of influential dancers and flamenco artists, including Antonio Canales, Alejandro Granados and Concha Jareño. Menchaca will be accompanied by international music and dance group ¡ARTE! Flamenco. ¡ARTE! is led by bailaora dancer, passionate teacher, ... Read More

West of Mabou

Named after a small town in Nova Scotia, West of Mabou performs lively dance music steeped in the rich traditions of Scottish and Cape Breton fiddle and pipe tunes. The band combines the talents of Scott Benson (fiddle), Roberta Wallace (fiddle), Alex Rasmussen (pipes/whistles), Justin Easton (guitar), and Jared Dormer (drums... Read More

David Buchbinder’s Odessa/Havana

Award-winning trumpeter and composer David Buchbinder brings together top jazz and world musicians to present an exhilarating evening of musical discovery fusing Jewish and Cuban music. With a common ancestry in medieval Andalusia and sharing Arabic, Roma (Gypsy), Sephardic and North African forbearers, Jewish and Cuban music ... Read More