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Indo-jazz group Natraj and Agbekor Society perform at Ryles
The world-jazz ensemble Natraj and the West-African-folkloric Agbekor Society team up for an extraordinary evening of world music at Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St., Inman Square, Cambridge, MA. Tickets are $10. Ages 18 plus are welcome. Validated parking is available. For tickets and information, call (617) 876-9330 or visit www.bostonbands.com/natraj. Natraj seamlessly melds the classical music of India, traditional music from West Africa, and contemporary jazz to create its own unique and infectious style. The Agbekor Society, founded in 1979 by Tufts University Music Department faculty member, David Locke, performs high-energy polyrhythmic traditional West African music. At Ryles, the Agbekor Society will complement the improvisational style of Natraj with its folkloric performances. The evening will culminate in a Natraj-Agbekor collaboration featuring highly charged contemporary adaptations of traditional Ghanaian music. The performance will showcase David Locke's West African drumming artistry. This will be unforgettable evening combining contemporary and traditional approaches to West African music. In its performances at PANAFEST, Ghana's major international festival, Natraj

Date: 06/18/2003
Location: Ryles Jazz Club
Time: 8:30PM

Organized By: Ryles Jazz Club

Cost: $10. Ages 18 and over are welcome.

Food: appetizers, dinner, various prices.

Web: www.bostonbands.com/natraj
Email: philscarff@access1.net
Directions: 212 Hampshire St., Inman Square, Cambridge, MA. Validated parking is available. For tickets and information, call (617) 876-9330.

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