Karsh Kale Will Return to Joe's Pub at The Public, 6/28, 8/2 & 23
"Visionary composer and producer" (Billboard) Karsh Kale returns to Joe's Pub at The Public with a series of Collective Sessions. The band is John Shannon on guitars and vocals, Rajeev Maddela on drums and percussion, Rajna Swaminathan on mridangam, and Kale on tabla, keyboards and electronics. The shows are on Saturdays, June 28 (11:30PM), August 2 (Midnight) and 23 (11:30PM). Tickets are $18 in advance / $23 at the door, and available: www.joespub.com or 212-967-7555.
In the past 12 years as a solo recording artist, producer, composer, performer and DJ, Karsh Kale has set the world of electronic fusion on fire, helping to create a genre of new music and culture that continues to influence an entire generation. His varied body of work has compelled fans and critics to proclaim Kale as a pioneer and a trail blazer, not only opening doors for his own career but for an entire scene to emerge in the world of electronica and fusion music. Kale continues to reinvent his ever-evolving sound and has established himself as one of the world's most sought after fusion artists.š
Kale is also a genre-bending collaborator and a world-renowned tabla player and musician, exploring the worlds of electronica, Indian classical music, rock, jazz fusion and hip-hop, which has led him to work with the world's best artists. He has performed with groups Sound Tribe Sector Nine and Universal Robot Band as well as jazz legends like Pharaoh Sanders, Henry Threadgill , Amina Claudine Meyers and Vijay Iyer; rock stars like Buckethead (Guns and Roses/Praxis), Serge Tankian (System of a Down), Will Calhoun (Living Colour); and electronica stalwarts Paul Oakenfold, BT and Grand Mixer DXT. As a DJ, Kale has created remixes for artists as wide ranging as Paula Cole, DJ Spooky, The Cure, Sting, Midival Punditz, Yoko Ono, Anne Rani, Janaka Selktah, and is featured on many compilations worldwide.