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Common Chords, Los Angeles, CA, 16 May, 2013

Common Chords

Thursday, May 16, 8:00 p.m.
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 North Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 440-4500

Be here for an unforgettable concert by Common Chords, a gathering of highly accomplished musicians from different cultures and religions, led by famed Pakistani singer/guitarist Salman Ahmad (Junoon) and world-renowned klezmer violinist Yale Strom.

Their music combines rock, klezmer, jazz, bhangra, Indian, Sufi, and qawwali into a new and distinct hybrid, brilliantly executed by Ahmad, Strom, vocalist Elizabeth Schwartz, tabla master Samir Chatterjee, bassist Mark Dresser, dhol player Sunny Jain (Red Baraat), accordionist Lou Fanucchi, and saxophone and flute player Tripp Sprague.

Presented as part of the Skirball’s new concert series, Journeys and Encounters, presenting surprising collaborations between musicians of diverse genres.

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