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Dave Armstrong

Dave Armstrong

29.01.2011

New Music from New York

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Guitarist Rez Abbasi introduces his new trio, "Prana", at the Cornelia Street Cafe, NYC. This group is sure to create a buzz with new compositions of dazzling proportions. These pieces are influenced by Abbasi's origins, that of South Asia, namely India and Pakistan. His incorporation of a hybrid instrument called the sitar-guitar along with the use of drums/tablas, places his compositions in an arena not often heard in jazz today. These textures combined with the colorful sound of an organ, giv …