Dawoud In A Rare Solo Performance
June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm$15
On Thursday, June 29th, the New York New Church will present Dawoud. Dawoud will offer a concert performance of new music, improvisations on themes ancient and modern, and selections from the Harmolodic Raga Cycle, and the Sacred Forbidden Music.
Dawoud Kringle is a multi instrumentalist, composer, improviser, and band leader of the ensemble GODS UNRULY FRIENDS. His work on the sitar and dilruba is unique. His experiments with applying jazz technique and electronics to the traditional approach are in many ways unprecedented. Described by Italian writer Kristin Parascondolo as “The Jimi Hendrix of the sitar,” Dawoud seeks to extend the boundaries of the instrument. He has performed in the US and Europe, appeared on many recordings, and has enjoyed radio airplay in the US, Europe, Russia, and Indonesia. Dawoud is also an accomplished guitarist, bassist, and has composed for film, theater, and dance performances; and conducts music meditation session, improvises music for yoga and martial arts classes. In addition to being an accomplished writer / novelist, writing for several online publications, published a Sufi science fiction novel, at work on his second novel and a textbook on music, he is also a volunteer Islamic Minister for the New York City Department of Corrections.