Featuring original music composed and inspired by the works of John McLaughlin, while revisting music selections from legendary Mahavishnu albums of 1970's and 'beyond,' this group re-envisions McLaughlin's masterpieces and celebrates his vibrant solo and ensemble work. The lineup includes master Snehasish Mozumder (doubleneck mandolin), Neel Murgai (sitar), Vin Scialla (drums), Premik Russell Tubbs (woodwinds, original member of Mahavishnu Orchestra), Dan Asher (bass), Swaminathan Selvaganesh (kanjira), & guests.
Theremin Q+A and Demonstration with Pamelia Stickney
A new collaboration with Sameer Gupta (drums/tabla) and Pawan Benjamin (sax/bansuri)
incorporating Stickney's solo theremin orchestra layerings and jazz-inspired bass grooves together with the artistry of Sameer and Pawan who will be opening the listener's ears up to the artistry of Nepalese folk and Indian classical music which they infuse into jazz.
Free. Outdoors. Fresh. | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Brian (Shankar) Adler builds surreal musical landscapes and structures out of textless mantras, disintegrating drones, and mind-bending polyrhythms. At this performance, the ensemble will celebrate the release of their new album: Fourth Dimension.