Blending Melody and Harmony in Jazz and South Indian (Carnatic) Classical Music - Grooves and Gamakas @ CTF - Cleveland Thyagaraja Festival

This cross-cultural collaboration featured in the largest annual festival of South Indian classical music outside India, is an exciting blend of melodies of South Indian classical music (where ‘Gamaka’ denotes a quintessential microtonal inflection) with harmonies of Jazz. Both genres celebrate spontaneity in music through improvisation - and this recital blends music distinctive Identities, transcending boundaries.

Performers – CSU Faculty, Students and External Artists
John Perrine (saxophone)
Mal Barron (Flute)
Kyle Farrell (Drums)
Kallidaikurichi Shivakumar (Mridangam)
Genevieve Gilbert (Violin)
Sushmitha Ravikumar (Carnatic Violin)
Max Hyde-Perry (Double bass)
Rachel Osherow (Vocals)


Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 5:45pm to 6:45pm

Waetjen Auditorium
2001 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Event Type

Arts, Music

Colleges, Schools and Units

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

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Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Public, Faculty, Graduate Students

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Arts and Humanities



Admission is FREE and open to the public

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