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Midori Takada

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With an encyclopedic knowledge of Asian and African percussive traditions and a clear kinship with Reich and Glass, the enigmatic percussionist and composer Midori Takada, renowned in Japanese vanguard circles, creates lucid yet expansive sonic textures–variously labeled as ambient, minimal or mystical–that captivate the imagination in her almost ceremonial live shows. In dialogue with the Fourth World musics explored by Jon Hassell, Don Cherry, and Brian Eno–but born of a distinctly Japanese, meditative musical sensibility, her work has a crystalline quality that distills rhythms from around the world, slowly drawing the listener into another reality. Organized by Matthew Lyons.

May 21, 8pm
Tickets $25 General / $20 Members. 

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This event is made possible with endowment support from Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust; annual grants from The Amphion Foundation, Inc., The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Howard Gilman Foundation, and The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation; and in part by public funds from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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