$15 at the door (Pre-sales ended)
VENUE: The Art Cafe + Bar, 884 Pacific St, Brooklyn, NY 11238
Doors Open @ 8:00 p.m. | Karsh Kale @ 8:30 p.m. | RAGA JAM SESSION @ 10:00 p.m.
Karsh Kale - tabla & electronics
Max ZT - hammered dulcimer
Rajeev Maddela - drum
Jay Gandhi - Bansuri
Priya Darshini - Vocals
Bhrigu Sahni - Guitar
Join us for an electro-acoustic set with Karsh Kale at the Art Cafe + Bar!
Described by Billboard Magazine as a “visionary composer and producer”, Karsh Kale is one of global music’s brightest stars. In the past 12 years as a solo recording artist, producer, composer, live performer and DJ, Karsh has set the world of electronic fusion on fire and has helped to create a genre of new music and culture that continues to influence an entire generation. His body of work has been cause for fans and critics alike to claim Kale as a pioneer and a trail blazer, not only opening doors for his own career but for an entire scene to emerge in the world of electronica and fusion music. Karsh Kale has also developed a reputation as a genre bending collaborator and a world renowned tabla player and musician, exploring the worlds of electronica, Indian classical music, rock, jazz fusion and hip hop which has led him to work with some of the most renowned artists from around the globe. Kale continues to reinvent his ever-evolving sound and has established himself as one of the world’s most sought after fusion artists.
Karsh will be joined by Max ZT on Hammered dulcimer and Rajeev Maddela on drums.
Lauded as the “Jimi Hendrix of Hammered Dulcimer" by NPR, and a "Force of nature" by NY Music Daily, Max ZT is an innovator of the instrument. Taking his roots from classical Irish folk music, Max has transplanted his compositional techniques to both Senegal, where he studied the Mandinko technique with the Cissoko griot family, and to Mumbai, India, where he received a grant to study under the great santoor master Pandit Shivkumar Sharma. His fresh perspective and bold experimentalism have been the backbone to beautiful, complex, and genuine compositions, while his unorthodox playing style has been a pioneering force in revolutionizing dulcimer techniques.