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‘Miles from India’ Concert Coming to New York’s Town Hall

The world premiere of a concert being called “Miles from India: Celebrating the Works of Miles Davis,” will take place at New York’s Town Hall on May 9 at 8:00 PM. The show will feature many of the musicians heard on the new two-CD set, Miles from India, available April 15 from Times Square Records. Tickets for the show, priced at $45 & $40, are now on sale.

The Town Hall show will feature jazz musicians from the U.S. and India, including Sridhar Parthasarathy (mridangam/kanjira), Kala Ramnath (violin), Ravi Chary (sitar), Gino Banks (percussion), Bob Belden (conductor/arranger), Ron Carter (bassist), Lenny White (drums), Wallace Roney (trumpet), Pete Cosey (saxophone), Badal Roy (tabla), Rudresh Mahanthappa (saxophone), Benny Reitveld (electric bass) and Louiz Banks (keyboards). Several of the performers worked with the late Davis at various stages of his career.

The evening will offer audiences a “passage to India,” featuring performances of such Davis classics as “All Blues,” “Spanish Key,” “So What,” “It’s All About Time,” and “Jean Pierre.” The album, which took nearly 10 years to complete, was the brainchild of Times Square Records chief Yusuf Gandhi and producer Bob Belden (pictured).

Tickets for “Miles from India” are available through Ticketmaster, 212-307-4100, or online from Ticketmaster. For more information, call 212-840-2824 or visit Town Hall.

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