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Kirtan – Dub Mantra Acoustic Concert with Joss Jaffe
September 8, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
with Joss Jaffe, international musician
Sunday, Sept 8
6:30 – 8:00 pm
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World-traveling musician Joss Jaffe stops into Honolulu for a single day of events on his way to a Japan tour, with the intent of donating a portion of his proceeds to the survivors of Fukushima.
Joss will sing Sanskrit mantras merged with reggae rhythms in an intimate accoustic context. Joss has performed extensively in the world of kirtan and yoga music, accompanying numerous of the most popular artists today including Jai Uttal, Dave Stringer, Suzanne Sterling, Jaya Lakshmi, C.C. White, Shimshai and many others on tabla, percussion, bass and vocals. His latest offering – a CD entitled ‘Dub Mantra’ – has been critically acclaimed in LA Yoga Magazine and other publications. www.josstunes.com/releases
Joss Jaffe studied classical North Indian vocal for over a decade from Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, the world famous sarode master. He has also trained in South Indian vocal with Mysore N. Srinath, Indian folk singing with Dr. Krishna Kant Shukla, and Western vocal with Juilliard-trained opera singer Agatha Carubia. Joss has collaborated on vocalization workshops with master singing teachers Montino Bourbon and Silvia Nakkach of the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. His latest offering – a CD entitled ‘Dub Mantra’ – has been critically acclaimed in LA Yoga Magazine and other publications.
“Mesmerizing and uplifting aspects of Sanskrit chant laid over hypnotic beats . . . ‘Dub Mantra,’ the latest release from Oakland-based Joss Jaffe is an insightful exploration into the many ways these musical worlds can overlap.” – LA YOGA