An Evening with World Music
on July 17th, 2016 @ 5.00 pm
Venue: Laxalt Auditorium
401 W 2nd St, Reno

Dallas Smith & Susan Mazer:
Dallas Smith and Susan Mazer have merged their individual expertise to create a new sound and musical experience for contemporary instrumental music — blending the electro acoustic concert grand harp and woodwinds. Both in composition and expression, their music offers a depth and richness that crosses boundaries of genres and expression. Melodies are rich; rhythms are distinct; and the dialogue between them is enticing, challenging, and sophisticated.

Chakrapani Singh:
Chakrapani is truly a rare instrumentalist with an unique repertoire ranging from traditional, classical compositions on the slide guitar to his innovative, renditions on the Kachappi Veena. This maverick musician leaves every music lover spell bound with his flashes of unparalleled brilliance. Chakrapani's everlasting love for music is undoubtedly going to be a joyful journey. His unique style of playing amazed the audiences.

Javad Butah:

Javad is amongst a few who has had the honor of accompanying world-renowned artists such as Ustad Aashish Khan and Ustad Sultan Khan. He has played in such venues worldwide as the Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York, the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and the Saptak Music Festival in Ahmedabad, India. With a deep love for the inexhaustible art of tabla, Javad is always continuing to learn and develop. His playing, noteworthy for its clarity and fine sound quality, represents a virtuosic tradition alive in a new generation.