Wednesday, January 25, 2006 at 8pm
A night of folk music of Israel, Yemen, Bukhara, Iraq and Turkey
Yuval Ron and Master Drummers from Israel:
Avi Agababa and Dror Sinai
Performed in a unique intimate setting in the Museum gallery.
Refreshments and Meet the Artists to follow concert.
International world music producer, composer and performer Yuval Ron (oud, saz) hosts two percussion masters of unique styles in a rare Los Angeles appearance. Presented by Folkworks Magazine at the Crafts and Folk Art Museum and will feature Hebrew and Arabic songs from Israel, Yemen, Iraq, Bukhara, Turkey, Andalusia and more.
Avi Agababa, of Iraqi-Jewish heritage, has performed internationally with Yair Dalal, Chava Alberstein and many of the foremost Israeli artists in the last twenty years. Dror Sinai of Yemenite-Jewish heritage has played with many groups and internationally known musicians, among them Yair Dalal, Omar Faruk Tekbilek, and Alessandra Belloni.
Location: Crafts and Folk Arts Museum, 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036
Tickets: $18 at the door, or online at: http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaid=101197