FRIDAY FEBRUARY 18, 2005 8PM
ROSWELL RUDD'S MALICOOL WITH MAMADOU DIABATE at Peter Norton Symphony Space, Broadway at 95th Street, NYC $26; college students with ID $15 Box office (212) 864-5400 Info/charges (212) 545-7536 worldmusicinstitute.org Featuring Roswell Rudd (trombone), Mamadou Diabate (kora - harp/lute); Balla Kouyate (balafon - xylophone), Mawuena Kodjovi (guitar), Henry Schroy (bass), Mar Gueye (djembe), and Jorge Amorim (drums
Performing compositions by Roswell Rudd, traditional Malian folk music, and an interpretation of Thelonious Monk's Jackie-ing
Trombonist extraordinaire Roswell Rudd and Malian kora master Mamadou Diabate, along with Balla Kouyate, Mawuena Kodjovi, Henry Schroy, Mar Gueye and Jorge Amorim, perform a fascinating blend of jazz and African music that has met with much critical acclaim in recent years. Their stirring music, noted for its beauty and sensitivity, is a rare encounter that captures the essence of both jazz and Malian music. Roswell Rudd, who has influenced an entire generation of trombonists, is known for his work with groundbreaking groups and musicians like Herbie Nichols, the New York Art Quartet, Cecil Taylor, Archie Shepp, Carla Bley, and Steve Lacy. One of the giants of post-bop jazz, he was a pivotal figure in the
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