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Amir ElSaffar’s Rivers of Sound

Friday, April 15, 2016, 7:30–9:30 p.m.
Location:  Gartner Auditorium
Gartner Auditorium

About The Event

Using resonance as its governing principle, ElSaffar’s 17-member ensemble incorporates elements of maqam modal music of the Middle East with jazz and other contemporary musical practices to create a unique microtonal musical environment that moves beyond the notions of style and tradition into a realm of uninhibited musical communication. The ensemble features musicians from all over the world and a broad spectrum of traditions, from maqam to American jazz.

$33–$45; CMA members $30–40

These programs made possible in part by the Ernest L. and Louise M. Gartner Fund, the P. J. McMyler Musical Endowment Fund, and the Anton and Rose Zverina Music Fund.

Series Sponsors  
 The Musart Society