26.10.17 – The Ron “Shpatz” Cohen Trio in the show “HinduJazz”

26/10 2017

26.10.17 – The Ron “Shpatz” Cohen Trio in the show “HinduJazz”

7:00pm – 11:00pm

חאן החמור הלבן, צבי לבנון 5, צפת, 13201, Israel

Makamat Music Center is proud to present:
The Ron “Shpatz” Cohen Trio in the show “HinduJazz”

Two great traditions of improvisation — classical Indian music and jazz — come together in a new musical space in this trio led by Indian Bansuri flute player Ron “Shpatz” Cohen.
The precise and delicate development of ancient scales along with supporting harmonic movement and a roots groove create the new space of HinduJazz.

Thursday: 26/10
Doors Open: 20:00
Show Starts: 21:00
Admission is free
Donations from your heart will be welcomed and will go 100% to support the artists.

Ron “Spatz” Cohen – Indian Bansuri flute
Ido Gafni – Tabla
Gal Faran – Fretless Bass

The evening has two parts: Classical Raga played on the Bansuri flute and Tabla in the first part and a variety of original and folk works that explore a unique special fusion of the styles in the second part.

Ron “Shpatz” Cohen is one of the leading Israeli musicians playing classical Indian music for the last 20 years. He studied with the great Indian flute master Hariprasad Chaurasia. He performs in a variety of settings and teaches at the Center for Classical Middle Eastern Music in Musrara, Jerusalem and at the Jerusalem Academy of Music

Ido Gafni studied for the last 7 years in Varanasi, India. He began his studies with Master Pandit Chote Lal Mishra until his death and has since been studying with his senior student Soumyakanti Mukherjee.

Gal Faran is an outstanding musician who has performed and recorded extensively in many styles of music.