Thursday, February 12, 2015, at 9:00 pm
This is an archived event, not part of the current festival.
The Firehouse Space
246 Frost St.
Admission $10 at the door
Dances of the World Project began with pieces inspired by the extraordinary polyrhythms of Guinea, West Africa mixed with jazz & classical music. The music has evolved to include traditions from other cultures as well such as the tango, the waltz, the blues and ragas. The ensemble has performed in various combinations in NYC at St Mark's Church, Somethin' Jazz Club, The Gershwin Hotel, Firehouse Space, Silvana and Pianos. Jeff Newell: Flute; Diana Wayburn: Flute, Piano, Composition; Spencer Hale: Banjo, Electric Bass, Composition; and Kaveh Haghtalab: Percussion perform works by Diana Wayburn.