I put together a diverse bill for this event. Los Aliens is led by pianist Ricardo Gallo and draws inspiration from Cumbia, Champeta, Jazz and beyond, while exploring new electronic sounds as well. Holy Hand Grenade is led by multi-reedist Lynn Ligamari and brings together a joyous blend of Funk, Afrobeat, Jazz and R&B grooves.
We’re performing at a broad range of events, undertaking community-based workshops and collaborating with local musicians as well.. can’t wait!!! ******* Oct 13 LaSalle College (workshop/afternoon), Singapore Oct 13 Artistry Space (evening), Singapore (presented by Ujikaji Records) with special guest Timothy O’Dwyer Oct 14 Raw Space (workshop/afternoon), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Oct 14 FONO, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
While in residence at Pioneer Works Music Studio, Tarana will work with guest musicians Val-Inc, Muyassar Kurdi, Jaryd Kala Velez, Luke Stewart, Kamyar Arsani, Taji Nahl, Brian Prunka, Thollem, and Laura Boland.
Looking forward to performing 3 distinct solo sets in Austin and Dallas between Thursday and Sunday! I’ll kick things off with a collaborative set with native sonic explorer Honey Son at the “Beat The Rush” series, move onto creating an ambient set in Dallas on Saturday and close out the tour with an homage to Alice Coltrane
A global alliance of musicians join forces for Sound Is Divine, a performance that resonates with the Buddhist philosophy of finding transcendence in sound by creating a meditative experience through music. Curated by internationally acclaimed instrumentalist and composer Ravish Momin, the concert features traditional instruments in a series of surprising duets—the Indian tabla and African
Super excited to get an opportunity to open for Filastine & Nova!! “Barcelona beat producer Grey Filastine and Indonesian neo-soul vocalist Nova Ruth will share their new live AV performance, Drapetomania, in a rare US appearance. Filastine & Nova’s sound collides future bass with traditional Javanese singing, dirty analogue synths, and delicate strings. Spin magazine
I undertook my first solo US tour in order to explore and experiment with my new electro-acoustic approach to mixing drums and electronic sounds. May 18- Rhizome, DC (Presented by Maplehouse Collective) May 19- Betty’s, Nashville, TN (Presented by FMRL Arts) May 20- Honest Pint (2pm), Chattagnooga, TN Workshop (Presented by SoundCorps) May 20- ATHICA,