JAL
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JAL

JAL. Christopher describes the various world music ingredients – the recipe – for creating Jal (journey) from the Gypsy Americano collection

  • the historical origin and musical background of Gypsy music and the journeying spirit
  • the roots of Gypsies taken as slaves from India
  • modern interpretation of the romantic spirit inspired by the 12th-century nomadic Gypsies
  • three musical vocabularies used to create JAL:
    • Oriental
    • Arabic
    • Jazz

The composer’s view – demonstrating by showcasing each musical element with a live performance featuring the flute, guitar, and cello – the Caliendo Trio.

 

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