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JP Concerts: Orkestra Marhaba | Modal Glimmers

Fri, Apr 12, 2019 - 8PM 
JP Concerts & Open Theatre Project presents 
Orkestra Marhaba

>>> ABOUT THE CONCERT 
Works from the Ottoman court tradition, dance forms and songs in the makam (modal) tradition, set to varying cycles of percussion. Sets typically begin and end with taksim (improvisation) either with a soloist or the entire group. At other times, improvisation occurs spontaneously over an ostinato, within or between pieces.

>>> ABOUT THE GROUP 
Orkestra Marhaba is a performance and study group whose purpose is to explore and interpret Middle Eastern makam (modal) traditions over several centuries and geographies, specializing in the spontaneous improvisational genre known by the term taksim. The improvisational and composed music is set to a variety of odd and even rhythms. Performers: Frederick Stubbs Diana Traylor Volkan Efe Shanteri Baliga and special guests.

Performers: 
Frederick Stubbs 
Diana Traylor 
Emel Ergul 
Volkan Efe 
Shanteri Baliga 
and special guests

>>> VENUE / TICKETS 
St. John's Church - 1 Roanoke Ave. Jamaica Plain, MA 
 
$15 General Admission  
$10 Student / Senior / Member 
Pay What You Can 
Season Passes Available

Available online or at the door 
House open 30 min before concert 
Venue is wheelchair accessible, restrooms require assistance for wheelchairs.

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