THE ULTIMATE UNDERGROUND EXPERIENCE Presents “International Sound Xtravaganza 2″
MORE BLESSINGS……MORE MUSIC……..MORE LOVE…………!
This show is dedicated to my Brother Clayton Karush, his Family, the memory and legacy of world renowned musician/pianist, Mr. Larry Karush, who crossed over this past week!
Larry Karush was an improvising pianist/composer with roots in Jazz, 20th/21st century western music, African-based percussion, and the classical music of North India. From Carnegie Hall to the Purple Onion, he has performed Jazz with John Abercrombie, Jane Ira Bloom, Jay Clayton, Bennie Wallace, and Oregon, World Music with Kanai Dutta, Francisco Aguabella, and Glen Velez, and New Music with Steve Reich and Terry Riley, in addition to his own solo piano performances.
His compositions and improvisations have been recorded on the ECM, Vanguard, Inner City, AudioQuest, Music of the World, Groovenote, and NAXOS labels. He has received grants and commissions from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the NEA/Arts International, Meet the Composer, the California Arts Council, and the City of Los Angeles. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in music composition, and a nominee for the 2008 Herb Alpert Foundation Prize in Music.
He has performed concerts of original music for solo piano and his piano/world percussion – based ensemble, The Combination, throughout the United States in addition to festival appearances in Europe, Canada, and South Africa.
Musical Artists Include: Chris Jasper (Los Angeles), Shane Hunter (Miami), Evgenia Laguna (Russia), Giuseppe Carapella (Italy), Prince Malik (New York), Katya Vass (Los Angeles), Andre “The Player” Jackson (Germany), Suzy & The Solid Senders (Los Angeles), Ganesh (Italy), The Joffel Project (Finland), DJ Aidan Bega ft. James Kannis (Australia)!
Special Thanks – Music Xray, Musik Lounge, Musik & Film, LinkedIn, Facebook, KLED Live FM & KLEO TV
Air Date: 9/9/13
Broadcast # 195