Rose Labyrinth - 2138 Cedar Street, Berkeley
Online tickets $10 chair, $20 couch. Click here.
at the door $15 chair, $25 couch
By popular demand, back on the stage two of the most eclectic international multi-instrumentalist musicians. A world fusion music concert with Laura Inserra and Evan Fraser. Unique instruments, grooves, melodies, and harmonies. This is a must!
Laura Inserra is a vibrant and talented composer, multi-instrumentalist, percussionist and artistic director from Sicily. She is a classically trained musician with a strong improvisational background, and plays contemporary and world music in different projects. In collaboration with acclaimed musicians from all over the world, Inserra has written and performed music for theater, dance performances, art exhibits, and film soundtracks. For over 15 years, she has been a performer and artistic director in multidisciplinary performances in Europe and in the US. Audiences worldwide are mesmerized by her musical virtuosity and captivated by the passion she brings to the stage. www.laurainserra.com
Evan Fraser is a multi-instrumentalist, performer and recording artist currently based in the Bay Area. Evan graduated from CalArts in LA with a BFA degree in World Music. His teachers include: John Bergamo, Randy Gloss, Alfred & Kobla Ladzekpo, Sulley Imoro, Nyomen Wenton, Jim Santi Owen, Mark Growden, Hamsa Lila, Mamadou Sidibe & Yakouba Diarra. Some of the instruments Evan plays are: electric kalimba, mbira, marimbula (bass kalimba), kalimbas in different keys, jaw harp, (jew's harp, mouth harp) in all keys from many different countries, frame drums, berimbau, pandeiro, dumbek, zabumba (bass drum), calabash, caxixi, clave, guiro, bells, quarkeba (metal castentets), tamborine, bottles, overtone flute, ney, spoons, bones, & shakers (so many kinds!). Kamale Ngoni (an african harp similar to a kora) in several keys, lap steel slide guitar, electric lap steel, dan bau, cigar box slide guitar, & resophonic slide dobro, harmonica in several keys, and anything else he can get his hands on! http://www.reverbnation.com/evanfraser