Sufi Music Meditation with Dawoud Kringle | Sept. 11th| 8:00- 9:30pm
Thursday September 11th
8:00 - 9:30pm
Dawoud Kringle is a multi instrumentalist, composer, improviser, and band leader of the ensemble Renegade Sufi. His work on the sitar and dilruba is unique. His experiments with applying jazz technique and electronics to the traditional approach are in many ways unprecedented. Described by Italian writer Kristin Parascondolo as "The Jimi Hendrix of the sitar," Dawoud seeks to extend the boundaries of the instrument. He has performed in the US and Europe, appeared on many recordings, and has enjoyed radio airplay in the US, Europe, Russia, and Indonesia. Dawoud is also an accomplished guitarist, bassist, and has composed for film, theater, and dance performances; and conducts music meditation session, improvises music for yoga and martial arts classes. In addition to being an accomplished writer / novelist, writing for several online publications, published a Sufi science fiction novel, at work on his second novel and a textbook on music, he is also a volunteer Islamic Minister for the New York City Department of Corrections.
$10 at the door.