Kali. Z. Fasteau with South African Drum Maestro Louis Moholo-Moholo
Monday, June 25 from 7 - 9 pm at BIG APPLE JAZZ - EZ's Woodshed
2236 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. (7th Ave.) between 131st & 132nd Streets. Harlem, NY 10027
Subway: 2, 3, or B,C to 135th Street, or M2 bus to front of venue. Phone: (212)-283-JAZZ
Admission: $10. Dinner available.
About Kali. Z. Fasteau:
Composer And Multi-Instrumentalist: Soprano Saxophone, Ney & Kaval Flutes, Voice, Piano, Synthesizer, Cello, Violin, Drums, Mizmar, Sanza
From a musical family, Kali Z. played piano, cello, flute, voice since early childhood in Paris and New York. She studied the music of Asia, Africa, 20th Century Europe and Jazzat university, and then traveled for fourteen years, living in sixteen countries: India (1981-83), Turkey (1976-77), Nepal, Morocco, Senegal, Congo, Italy, Holland, France, Denmark, Belgium, Switzerland, Yugoslavia, Germany, Greece, Haiti and America, performing in many music festivals and concerts, national radio and TV, film soundtracks, and university programs.
Kali's recording and performing associates include: Donald Rafael Garrett, Kidd Jordan, Archie Shepp, Beaver Harris, Rashied Ali, William Parker, Oliver Lake, Joseph Jarman, Joe McPhee, Hamid Drake, Bobby Few, Noah Howard, Sabir Mateen, and a great many others. Kali Z. led her ensemble playing her original compositions at New York's Town Hall, Lincoln Center and Guggenheim Museum, The Museum of Modern Art in Paris, The Museum Theatre in Madras, India, The Boston Center for the Arts and hundreds of other noted venues worldwide.
About Louis Moholo-Moholo:
Outstanding drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo comes from a musical family and is a self-taught musician. His band, the Cordettes played in the 1962 Johannesburg Jazz Festival, where Moholo won first prize for drums. He was an original member of the Blue Notes and the Brotherhood of Breath.
After moving from South Africa to London in 1964, his improvisational drive brought him into collaborations with Harry Miller, Kenny Wheeler, Evan Parker, Mike Osborne, Irene Schweitzer and other European musicians. In the 1990s he brought a band back to South Africa, and this special experience was released as Freedom Tour. He is also a member of the Dedication Orchestra and the London Improvisers Orchestra.