BRM Weekly: Folk Song by Galen Passen

by Brooklyn Raga Massive
BRM Weekly: Folk Song by Galen Passen This is an in-person event
Thu, 02 January 2020
08:00PM - 11:55PM (EST)
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Jalopy Theatre and School of Music
315 Columbia Street
Brooklyn, New York 11231
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Organizer Brooklyn Raga Massive $10 Advance | $15 Door | 8pm Doors Open | 8:30pm Music | 10pm BRM Weekly Raga Jam Folk Song is an emergent ensemble inspired by the common ground between Hindustani music and Traditional Irish music. This act of musical collaboration has been a catalyst for music that both references and defies traditional music. Indian polyrhythms overlap the poignancy of airs, while the poetry of raga and Irish melody meet on common ground. Folk Song considers this new music as an extension of the organic, living document that is tradition, ever evolving within the times it finds itself in. Folk Song was conceived of by sitarist/composer Galen Passen. Galen Passen (sitar) Oona Grady (fiddle) James Gascoyne (guitar/banjo) Robert Meyson (tabla) Sam Zucchini (Bodhran) The creation of Folk Song was made possible by a NYSCA Decentralization grant administered by Saratoga Arts **Special announcement for Musicians!** BRM cordially invites you to join us in the ongoing effort to cultivate a home for intercultural musical dialogue. We are happy to offer FREE ENTRY TO MUSICIANS AFTER 10 PM WHO COME WITH THEIR INSTRUMENTS AND ARE READY TO PLAY! Please come out and engage with one of NYC's most vibrant and diverse communities of improvising musicians hailing from all over the music world!