Thu 12 Oct, 7.45pm | Tickets £12.00 (£10) | All Ages
Award-winning and internationally renowned clarinettist Arun Ghosh is delighted to return to mac with new music, new sounds and new album, But Where Are You Really From?
Revealing his 'indie-kid' Manchester musical upbringing, the new material marks Ghosh's move away from his trademark IndoJazz sound towards more song-like structures and psychedelic textures. Alice Coltrane meets The Doors, Spiritualized and The Velvet Underground. Propelled by a hard driving rhythm section, and supported by the multi-layered guitar of Shirley Tetteh, Ghosh's celebrated lyricism, melodic outpourings and freewheeling improvisations become passionate and intensely emotional 'songs without words'.
…uproarious and irresistible
…an upfront mix of South Asian melodies and western street-grooves…
...extraordinary charisma and musicianship and a consistently riveting compositional skill
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