No Longer Showing.
Dawn of Midi is a Brooklyn-based acoustic ensemble made up of Aakaash Israni from India on double bass, Amino Belyamani from Morocco on piano and Qasim Naqvi from Pakistan on drums. With their critically acclaimed 2015 album Dysnomia (Erased Tapes), the band abandoned improvisation in favor of highly precise composition, utilizing sophisticated rhythmic structures from North and West African folk traditions to weave a sonic tapestry of trance-inducing grooves— a singular sound Israni has deemed "both musically futuristic and sonically vintage." Organized by Lumi Tan.
February 10, 8pm
Online tickets for this show are sold out. A waiting list will start at 7pm, in person at the box office the night of the performance.
Music programs at The Kitchen are made possible with endowment support from Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust, annual grants from The Amphion Foundation, Inc., The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, 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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