Sep 16 - Sep 17 2010
Cultural Fusion: Blending Indian Classical and American Contemporary Jazz Styles

September 16: 
10:00-10:45 am: lecture demonstration at Dryden High School
7:00-8:30 pm: Concert at Dryden High School
September 17: 
8:00 pm: Concert at Barnes Hall

Sandip Burman's visit to Ithaca will include lectures, demonstrations, and performances at both Cornell and Dryden Senior High School. Performances will highlight original music composed for the event by guest performers Rick Huyge, Paul Merrill, John Stetch and Nick Walker; and traditional selections by Burman.

Sandip Burman, a native of Durgapur, India; is one of an elite core of younger tabla musicians in India. Burman is devoted to exposing North Indian music to young people in the United States.

Music Sample