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Dave Sharp Worlds Quartet featuring Elden Kelly, Carolyn Koebel, Igor Houwat and Henrik Karapetyan

Dave Sharp: bass, quatar, synth
Igor Houwat: oud
Henrik Karapetyan: violin
Elden Kelly: guitar, glissentar
Carolyn Koebel: percussion

Bassist, composer and band leader Dave Sharp and his new WORLDS QUARTET returns to the Lansing scene to present their blend of Arabic, Eastern European and world music influenced original compositions. Recognized in the Jazz Times Critics Poll, the Dave Sharp WORLDS QUARTET masterfully blends rhythms, sounds, and textures from across the globe. This evening of "World Jazz" music will feature Dave Sharp on Electric Bass, Quatar and Synthesizer, Igor Houwat on Oud, Henrik Karapetyan on violin, Carolyn Koebel on percussion and special guest Elden Kelly on guitar and glissentar.  The WORLDS QUARTET will feature compositions from their new CD release DELTA on Vortex World Music Recordings, including Desert Sky, Hicaz Mandira and Mishra Shiva Ranjani.

"A whirr of gorgeous melodic invention and delicate, intricate musicianship. Beautiful." Brett Callwood
"Sharp's bass work balances everything like a needle threading exotic fabrics. Mark Tucker healing music reminiscent of ancient wisdom expressed for the listener in the language of now." Linda Yohn WEMU 89.1 FM

Purchase Tickets Here:

VIP: $30
General: $15/$20 day of show
Students: $10

VIP Package: 6:30pm Pre-show performance, 1 drink ticket, green room meet and greet with artists prior to show and between sets

7:30 doors

Set 1:  8-8:50
Set 2: 9:15-10p