Monday, July 11, 2005

Free Niyaz concert (Sufi Fusion) 14 July, Wash DC

For those in the DC area this week:

Sufi Fusion: Niyaz
Thursday, July 14, 7:00 pm, Meyer Auditorium
Independence Avenue at 12th St., SW
One half-block from Smithsonian Metro stop


This innovative ensemble blends the Iranian, Turkish, and Indian backgrounds of its three members into a Sufi fusion. The voice of singer Azam Ali (formerly with Vos) has been called "a glorious, unforgettable instrument" by Billboard magazine. She is joined by Loga Ramin Torkian (formerly of Axiom of Choice) on guitar, Turkish saz, and guitarviol; and by remixer and producer Carmen Rizzo, a two-time Grammy nominee. See the Washington Post review of their new CD on Six Degrees Records:

Free tickets, limit four per person, available through Ticketmaster at Tickets also distributed at the door at 6:00 p.m., limit two per person.

(202) 633-2700;


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