Strunz & Farah

When:
February 4, 2020 @ 9:24 pm
2020-02-04T21:24:00-05:00
2020-02-04T21:39:00-05:00
Where:
Blues Alley
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington
DC 20007
Cost:
$35 (Plus $12 Minimum and $5 Fee)

You would be forgiven for thinking guitarists Jorge Strunz and Ardeshir Farah are just the latest to follow in the rapid-fire, hot acoustic school of Django Reinhardt. The Costa Rican and Iranian musicians, respectively, fold in a vast trove of rhythms, folk melodies and harmonic ideas from Latin America, Persian, Middle Eastern and various other world traditions. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.

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Jackson Sinnenberg

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Jackson Sinnenberg is an Associate Producer for SiriusXM and a freelance writer. His work has appeared in the Washington Post, JazzTimes, Downbeat, NPR Music, NPR.org, the Washington City Paper, On Tap/District Fray Magazine and the blog of Smithsonian Folkways Records. He began covering the city’s music scene for WGTB, Georgetown University’s radio station, where he was a show host, writer, and columnist. He graduated from Georgetown with a bachelor’s degree in American Musical Culture. Reach him at Jackson@CapitalBop.com. Follow him at @sinnenbergmusic.


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