Garaj Mahal
  • 5 Garaj Mahal gigs in NW in December!
    • meatless patty
      meatless patty
      Posted: 11/27/2007 10:35PM

      In December we are *blessed* with the gift of Garaj Mahal for 5 nights!

       

      Help spread the word if you can, and cOme to the shOws!

       

      Confirmed dates are:

       

      Dec 26 at Nectar in Seattle

      Dec 27 at Wild Buffalo in Bellingham, WA

      Dec 28 at Jazzbones in Tacoma, WA

       

      Dec 29 will probably be at WOW Hall in Eugene but is not confirmed yet.

       

      Dec 30 will be in Portland, either at the Fez or Goodfoot, which will be determined and confirmed soon!

      Dec 31 NYE - Red Fox Tavern, Eureka CA

       

      a mindblowing merge of jazz improvisation, mystical Middle-Eastern tones, and danceable American fUnk"

       

      Alan Hertz - Drums - has worked extensively with Steve Kimock & KVHW, Scott Henderson, and jumped in on drums with Les Claypool's Fancy Band at High Sierra this year -- see a short clip of this here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDA55TAiRKo

      Kai Eckhardt - Bass - has worked extensively with John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola, Bela Fleck, Zakir Hussain, Bobby McFerrin, Bill Evans...

      Fareed Haque - Guitar & Sitar - has worked extensively with Sting, Ron Carter, Tony Williams, Dizzy Gillespie, Dave Holland, Joe Zawinul...

      *recent fareed interview with clips of band (sans Kai) here:

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvAYA0tXi7g

      Eric Levy - Keyboards - has worked extensively with Tito Puente and played Montreux Jazz Festival with Chaka Khan, Patty Austin, & Quincy Jones...

      Listen to Garaj and find out more info at:

      http://www.garajmahal.net/

      and

      http://www.myspace.com/garajmahalfunk