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Monday, April 12, 2010

World Music/CRASHarts presents: India Jazz Suites

World Music/CRASHarts presents:

Performing the Boston premiere of
India Jazz Suites: Kathak Meets Tap

With world class musicians:
Abhijit Banerjee, Tabla
Jayanta Banerjee, Sitar
Debashis Sarkar, Vocal
Theo Hill, Piano
Sameer Gupta, Kit Drums
Aaron James, Bass

Friday, April 30, 7:30 PM
Saturday, May 01, 8:00 PM
Sunday, May 02, 3:00 PM
Institute of Contemporary Art
100 Northern Ave
Boston, 02210

India Jazz Suites is an explosive collaboration between Pandit Chitresh Das, one of India’s foremost Kathak masters, and Jason Samuels Smith, the Emmy Award–winning tap dancer renowned for hisamazing footwork in Bring in ‘Da Noise, Bring in ‘Da Funk. Indian classical musicians and a stellar jazz trio perform live to complete this powerful artistic exchange. The result is high entertainment that crosses all boundaries of age and culture—a blast of incredible speed and power, grace and beauty, epic storytelling and the pure joy of dance.

Free preperformance talk with dance critic Debra Cash, 45 minutes prior to each performance.

Free postperformance Q&A: Friday, April 30.

For ticketing information please call (617) 876-4275 or visit

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