TITLE: The Saiyuki Trio with Rudresh Mahanthappa
EVENT DATE: 02/24/2012
RUNNING TIME: 103 minutes
"Sound magic" from a trio whose name means "Journey to the West." French jazz guitarist Nguyen Le studied visual arts and philosophy before working with artists like Ornette Coleman, Ray Charles, and Mauricio Kagel. Influences from Jimi Hendrix to the traditional music of Vietnam meld harmonies from East and West to paint an Asia without borders.