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Global Rhythms "Starry Nights in Bombay" Nov. 18

11/13/2006

Drummer Jeff Queen
Global Rhythms and the Collegiate Chorale will present a concert, "Starry Nights in Bombay," at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in Hall Auditorium.

Directed by Srinivas Krishnan (artist-in-residence) and conducted by Ethan Sperry (music), the combined ensembles will perform music from India, the Caribbean and Latin America, including Haitian Voodoo music and songs from Bollywood movies/musicals. The concert will also include pop music by artists such as Sting who have been heavily influenced by world music.

The concert will feature guest drummer Jeff Queen, best known for his virtuoso snare drum playing in the national tour of "Blast." Dancers from a variety of cultures will also perform.

Tickets, $5, are available at the box office in the Shriver Center, online at www.tickets.muohio.edu or by calling 9-3200. A "superpass" for $12 includes the concert, a Diwali performance at 2 p.m. and an Indian dinner 5-7 p.m.

The Global Rhythms concert is co-sponsored by Miami's Center for American and World Cultures, Collegiate Chorale, department of music, honors and scholars program, division of student affairs, Richard T. Farmer School of Business and the School of Interdisciplinary Studies.

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