Fareed Haque Chicago CD Release Party Plus

Fareed Haque & The UC – Conservatory of Music Jazz Ensemble perform: In Search of Garaj Mahal  

Tuesday, May 6th – Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center – New York, NY
In Search of Garaj Mahal with The University of Cincinnati – Conservatory of Music Jazz Ensemble Featuring special guest: Fareed Haque – Two Shows: 7:30 & 9:30 – Buy Tickets – here!

This is the culmination of a huge project initiated by Scott Belck and the CCM jazz ensemble and faculty.
Scott approached me about a year ago with the idea of their grad students and faculty arranging and recording a whole pile of Garaj Mahal tunes for Big Band. And so we worked out a time, and i sent em some lead sheets and recordings and a year later sure enough
 there are now BIG BAND arrangements of some of Garaj’s coolest funkiest tunes – Hindi Gumbo, The Shadow, Alvin and many more.
In addition to a funk sound, some of the tunes are definitely more Mahal than Garaj, with a world music feel – Sitar Guitar, Nylon String Guitar, in addiiton to Electric Guitar, Jazz guitar, Moog Guitar. What a cool sound!So please come out to this special special event. Garaj LIVES ON!!

Click HERE for Info & Tickets!

Fareed Haque
Trance Hypothesis
Delmark 5012Trance Hypothesis CD release party.

We are please to announce a very special line up for this event including Zambian master vocalist and instrumentalist Mathew Tembo, Syrian Oud master Essam Rafea, Alex Austin and Greg Fundis and a number of surprise special guests! We will be filming this performance for PBS’ new music show Musicology as well as previewing the event on Tony Sarabia’s Morning Edition, so keep  your radio tuned to WBEZ, and come down to be part of the LIVE TV Audience taping!

Click HERE for Info & Tickets!


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