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Harlem Jazz Series - Kali. Z. Fasteau

  • Greater Calvary Baptist Church 43-55 West 124th Street New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)

From a musical family, Kali. Z. Fasteau played piano, cello, flute, and sang since early childhood in Paris and New York. Specializing in spontaneous composition, she performs on nai, kaval and shakuhachi flutes, voice, piano, drum set, viola, mizmar, soprano sax, sanza, and cello. She studied the music of Asia, Africa, 20th Century Europe and Jazz, and traveled for 14 years, living in India, Turkey, Nepal, Morocco, Senegal, Congo, Italy, Holland, France, Denmark, Belgium, Switzerland, Finland, Zimbabwe, Mali, Niger, Yugoslavia, Germany, Greece, Haiti and America, performing in music festivals, concerts, national radio, TV, and film soundtracks. Kali. Z recorded 20 albums as leader, and formulated her theory of spontaneous composition, entitled “The Tao of Music” in 1974, published in five languages in music journals internationally.

Featuring:  Kali. Z. Fasteau - piano, drums and vocals; T.K. Blue - sax and flute; Jair-Rohm Parker Wells - bass; and Ron McBee - percussion and berimbau.

Cost: $20