Walker Stage: Amir El Saffar

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Walker Art Center says
Midwest Exclusive Engagement of "Rivers of Sound"
Sat, Oct 15, 8 pm
$25 (Walker Members $20)

“Among the most promising figures in jazz today.” —Chicago Tribune

Revered composer/trumpeter Amir El-Saffar fuses elements of traditional Middle Eastern modal music and American jazz to create a mesmerizing sonic hybrid that moves into a free state of uninhibited musical exploration. His diverse and virtuosic 17-piece pan-Arabic ensemble includes Middle Eastern masters as well as US jazz stars, including guitarist Miles Okazaki, drummer Nasheet Waits, and woodwind legend J. D. Parran.
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