On Saturday, March 27, at 7 pm, the pioneering world fusion music group Ancient Future will perform at the Village Homes Community Center, 2661 Portage Bay East, in Davis, California. This trio concert features guitarist Matthew Montfort, santurist Mariah Parker, and Joe Fajen on tabla and percussion. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door.
This concert features a trio version of the pioneering world fusion music group Ancient Future featuring scalloped fretboard guitarist Matthew Montfort, santurist Mariah Parker, and Joe Fajen on tabla and percussion. This trio concentrates on Arabic, Indian, and Spanish musical themes and will perform music from Ancient Future’s broad repertoire including three current releases on the group’s label, celebrating 30 years of world fusion music: ‘Planet Passion‘ by Ancient Future (remastered to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the band), ‘Seven Serenades for Scalloped Fretboard Guitar‘ by Ancient Future leader Matthew Montfort, and ‘Sangria‘ by Mariah Parker.
Ancient Future is one the longest running musical organizations dedicated exclusively to the mission of creating world fusion music. The term was coined by bandleader Matthew Montfort in 1978 to describe Ancient Future’s unusual blend of musical traditions from around the world.
There are more than 12 versions from the band, each with different musicians from different cultures in order to fully explore the varieties of world fusion music. The version of Ancient Future performing on this bill concentrates on Arabic, Indian, and Spanish musical themes, and has performed in Spain at festivals in Sant Carles de la Rápita, Botarell, Torredembarra, and Salou.
‘Planet Passion‘ by Ancient Future has been re-issued with 64-Bit Tuned Harmonic Mastering to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the band. The seventh Ancient Future recording features nineteen top masters of of Indian, Nepalese, African, Cuban, Celtic, Arabic, Palestinian, Jewish, Indonesian, Chinese, Eastern European and American music traditions performing music on the theme of mythical stories of love.
Saturday, March 27, 7 pm
TimnaTal Music Presents Ancient Future
Village Homes Community Center
2661 Portage Bay East
Davis, CA 95616
Tickets: $12 in advance, $15 at the door
Venue Website: http://www.timnatalmusic.com
Author: World Music Central News Department
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