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Layali el Andalus, NYC, 22 Jan 2012

Layali el AndalusSunday, Jan 22 at 02:00 PM - Layali el Andalus 6th Street Sundays

Created and Curated by cellist Jessie Reagen Mann, “6th Street Sundays” is a salon-style world and classical music series currently in its 3rd season.

3 PM Concert with Layali el Andalus
2 PM Workshop/Masterclass

Sixth Street Synagogue
325 E. Sixth Street
New York, NY 10003

A Judeo-Muslim ensemble that invokes the spirit of ancient Andalusia, Layali el Andalus will play instrumental improvisational taksims, explaining the difference between the music of the Middle East & West. They will also sing songs from Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Lebanon, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Yaman, Andalus, Gharnati and Chaabi, explaining the differences from each region.

Layali el Andalus features:
Rachid Halilal: Oud & Violin
Hadar Noiberg: flute
David Buchbut: Darbouka & Riq
Uri Sharlin: Accordion

The 2pm workshop will focus on the Moroccan Andalusian and shaabi style. Participants will learn the Andalusian rhythms Kuddam and Insiraf Kuddam, the Moroccan 6/8 rhythm, Maqam and the different between Morrocan and Middle East Maqam. Bring your instrument or just listen, all are invited!

$15 includes concert, workshop and drink

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