The California Jazz Conservatory Presents Modirzadeh / Sahai / Batish - Together For The First Time! at California Jazz Conservatory

California Jazz Conservatory uploaded this event on January 5, 2022

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California Jazz Conservatory
2087 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA
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510-845-5373

The California Jazz Conservatory Presents Modirzadeh / Sahai / Batish - Together For The First Time!  at California Jazz Conservatory

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Sat, February 26, 2022
8:00 pm

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Hafez Modirzadeh (saxophone) and Rita Sahai (N. Indian Vocals) are long-time collaborators joining forces here for the first time with world-renowned artists, Ashwin Batish (sitar, tabla) and Keshav Batish (sitar, tabla, drums). Together, this unique quartet will develop improvisations from their own original compositions, drawing from Hindustani, African American, and Persian musical traditions.


Artist Bios:

Rita Sahai is a rare Hindustani vocalist residing in Bay Area whose uniqueness comes from her being simultaneously a soulful performer, a brilliant and prolific composer, and a venerated music teacher. She is a senior disciple of Sangeet Samrat Ustad Ali Akbar Khan Saheb, and is the only vocalist and composer to carry forward the heritage of the Seni Allaudin Gharana....

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