Musical Moments - Monumental Fusion Concert
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WAHH! WORLD FUSION BAND with Master Musicians from India
‘Musical Moments’ is a powerhouse concert of some of the best Indian musicians performing a wide array of Indian music styles. Tampa Bay’s own rising stars of “East Meets West” music -Wahh! World Fusion Band who is fronted by the internationally respected Tabla Artist Shankh Lahiri, is rooted in India’s rich traditional musical culture and enveloped in an artful weave of jazz, rock and funk. “Wahh!’ in India, is a popular word that means “Wow”. Trailblazers of a unique and multi-form sound,
Wahh! World Fusion Band features Shankh Lahiri on tabla and vocals, Rajib Karmakar on sitar, Peter Mongaya on guitar, Ray Villadonga on bass and Michael Washington on drums and percussion.
They will be joined by the prestigious and award-winning Prattyush Banerjee on sarod (an ancient and evokative Indian string instrument), the popular Jolly Mukerjee, an Indian singer/songwriter/producer, known as India’s “King of Strings” who specializes in the music of Bollywood, and talented brothers Deb and Jyoti Sankar Roy of the well-known duo ‘The Violin Brothers’ who have performed under the direction of such great musical maestros as Pt. Ravi Shankar and Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and performed for Mr Zubin Mehta, the then Conductor of New York Philharmonic Orchestra.
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***Intermission with Catered Food and Drinks Available***
1010 N. MacInnes Place, Tampa, FL 33602
There is parking (including parking for the disabled) at the Straz’s arrival plaza onTyler Street on a first-come, first-served basis (fees range from $7-$17).
Other pay-to-park options include the City of Tampa’s Poe Garage on N. Ashley Drive and nearby surface parking lots on MacInnes and Fortune streets (fees range from $5-$8 in these lots) as well as in metered spaces along the surrounding streets (no cost after 6 pm).