Artist: David Belmont With With Brent Arnold Title: International Steel Guitar Label: Windwater Productions Genre: World/blues/ambient soundscapes
CD Review by Dawoud Kringle
New York City based guitarist / composer / producer / co-director of the Castillo Theatre David Belmont has a history of producing music from ambient soundscapes, jazz / rock / world fusion and avant garde jazz. In International Steel Guitar, joined by Brent Arnold (cello) and Michael Walsh (keyboards), he takes things to musical places not normally associated with the Dobro guitar.
4. Hossein Alizadeh and Pejman Hadadi: Monad آن و آن
Date: Friday, February 3, 2012 Time: 8pm & 10pm Venue: Asia Society (725 Park Avenue, New York) Ticket: $30 Genre: Persian classical music
The legendary Hossein Alizadeh, composer, tar and setar player, and renowned percussionist/tombak player Pejman Hadadi come together to share and perform an evening of passionate and meditative improvisations in Persian classical music. The concert title is inspired by the two artists’ extraordinary collaborative CD by the same name released in 2009.
This program is part of Asia Society’s ongoing initiative Creative Voices of Muslim Asia, made possible by support from the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.