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GLOBAL ARTS LIVE PRESENTS: DEREK GRIPPER & MIKE BLOCK

Mon, Oct 3, 2022 Show 7:30 pm Doors 6:30 pm Crystal Ballroom All Ages
Derek Gripper

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$30 - $42

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South African guitarist Derek Gripper produces extraordinary music by fusing his country’s disparate creative traditions with styles found throughout the world. He transcribes the works originally written for the 21-string kora (harp lute) for a six-string classical guitar while also drawing on Cape Town’s folk music, European classical traditions, avant-garde Brazilian works, and even Indian classical music. In a truly virtuosic performance, Gripper performs with pioneering cello player, composer, and Silk Road Ensemble member Mike Block.