Stone Sound Collective

The Stone Sound Collective brings together celebrated world percussion traditions of Africa and India with the lyricism of cello and saxophone, combining influences from American jazz, traditional African music, classical Indian music, and European concert music. Mark Stone, array mbira, Ghanaian gyil, Ugandan akogo, and South African karimba Matt Dufresne, saxophones, flute, atenteben, and nadaswaram Abigail Alwin, cello Chinelo Amen-Ra, djembe, congas, cajon, shakere Sam Jeyasingham, mridangam, tabla, kanjira, thavil, and morsing Buy Tickets

Sumkali

Representing and celebrating the incredible diversity of the Ann Arbor community, local band Sumkali mixes the traditions of Northern and Southern Indian classical and folk music, infusing their compositions with jazz, flamenco, and funk influences. For over a decade the ten-member ensemble has collaborated and performed with musicians from India and the US to create music with a truly global appeal. Buy Tickets  

CANCELED – Duo1717

EVENT CANCELED Classical crossover duo, baritone Jean Bernard Cerin and pianist Veena K. Kulkarni fuse classical and world music with story telling into transformative concert experiences.  With Indian-Filipino-American and Haitian backgrounds, Veena and Jean Bernard synthesize a broad cultural heritage with their western classical training to explore music from all around the globe. Together, they bring new sounds to conventional classical music audiences and share this classical music tradition with new audiences. Jean Bernard Cerin, baritone Veena K. Kulkarni, pianist …

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