Global Roots Festival 2016: Jass Quartet And Lautari At Cedar Cultural Center

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Global Roots Festival 2016: Jass Quartet And Lautari At Cedar Cultural Center
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The only world music festival in the state, each year the Global Roots Festival reaches 3,000 audience members with performances, educational programs, and workshops featuring established and emerging international musicians, presenting unique and innovative artistic voices from diverse cultures. The Global Roots Festival is completely free for audiences, though reservations are encouraged for the evening performances.

J.A.S.S. Quartet is a collaboration deeply rooted in Indian classical/folk and jazz/hip hop. Having trained with master artists in Indian classical and jazz this group seeks to find a space for the classical and the contemporary worlds to come together in a unique and unified soundscape. A dynamic and exciting blend of Carnatic Raga, North Indian folk and classical rhythms, and jazz's harmonic structure create a distinctly evocative sound that maintains the Indian classical and jazz aesthetic, while pushing the boundaries of these traditions to create a refreshingly new sound.

Members of the band Lautari met in 2000 and performed together until 2008, playing modern ethno-jazz rooted in the traditions of Central, Eastern, and Southern Europe and Caucasus. During that time they produced two well-received albums: Azaran and Muzica Lautareasca Nova. Their latest release, in the summer of 2015, is the live recording Vol. 67. Here, Lautari is reunited after several years to produce their first project fully dedicated to Polish folk music. Lautari has long been dedicated to restoring the splendor of Polish folk music: from playing in crudo, to accompanying dancing as our rural predecessors did, to participation in avant-garde music projects. They have performed at barn dances, in jazz clubs, and in large concert halls in Poland and abroad. Firmly believing musical notation to be a totally inadequate means of recording folk music, they have made a point of learning their repertoire directly from village
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