“Absolutely arresting…completely irresistible” (Buffalo News) describes Rudresh Mahanthappa, named Alto Saxophonist of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association in four consecutive years from 2009-2012. DownBeat Magazine also recently named him Alto Saxophonist of the Year 2013.  His latest project, Gamak, incorporates Western forms of jazz, progressive rock, heavy metal, country, American folk, go-go and ambient while simultaneously engaging the rich traditions of Indian, Chinese, African and Indonesian music.

Program: 

7:30 pm Concert Program
Gamak

Media Partners: Chicago Jazz Magazine / chicagojazz.com, DownBeat, 90.9fm WDCB Jazz & Blues

Series Partners: Hyde Park Jazz Festival, Jazz Institute of Chicago

This presentation is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from Illinois Arts Council and General Mills Foundation.

 

Date(s): 
Friday, December 6, 2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Performance Hall, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts
Location: 
915 E. 60th Street Chicago, IL 60637
Cost: 
$35 / $5 students
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773.702.ARTS
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