What’s New

SUMMER CONCERT DATES SO FAR:

Violinist Gwen Laster & GAMEBOARD
Concert of Colors @ The Charles H. Wright Museum, DETROIT, MICHIGAN.
Farnsworth & Brush Stage
Friday, July 13, 2018 — 7 PM
Presented by The Wright Museum + Detroit Institute of Arts
Rain venue: Detroit Film Theater, DIA

A tribute to Geri Allen. We’ll play new tracks from the upcoming recording “Gameboard” to be released October 2018. The band: Damon Banks, Bassist / Co-producer — Spencer Barefield, Guitar: Alex Harding, Saxophone & Flute and Diallo Djalate, Drums & Percussion

http://concertofcolors.com/artists/

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GO: ORGANIC CHAMBER ORCHESTRA AND BROOKLYN RAGA MASSIVE
FUTURE MUSIC

The Rubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17th Street, New York, NY 10011
FRIDAY, 7.27.18 — 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Advance Tickets: $28.00 — Day of: $30.00

*BUY TICKETS: https://tickets.rubinmuseum.org/orders/327/tickets?eventId=5ab3eabe04907321f5dc61e7&date=2018-07-27T00:00:00-0400&cart&_ga=2.906739.353421787.1530039885-774650501.1530039885

http://rubinmuseum.org/events/event/future-go-organic-orchestra-and-brooklyn-raga-massive-07-27-2018

Go: Organic Chamber Orchestra is a 21st-century vision of an orchestra of the future. Artistic director Adam Rudolph’s prototypical approach to composing and improvisational conducting embraces musical forms and cosmologies from around the world.

For the first time, Brooklyn Raga Massive, known for “preserving the past while blurring genres in an inventive spirit” (New York Times), will collaborate with Go: Organic Chamber Orchestra, creating an ensemble of over 25 musicians who will explore new dimensions in and around India’s traditional raga and tabla traditions.

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My World Music radio show “TRAVELGUIDES RADIO” launched in April Global sounds for a peaceful Planet”. This is internet radio affiliated with www.the groundradio.com. http://www.theground.town/show/travelguides-radio/

It airs: Tuesdays @ 6PM, Wednesdays @ 10PM, Thursdays @ 2 PM Saturdays @ 11AM, Sundays @ 4PM

I started my first documentary film about the musical “founding fathers” of progressive Dance Music as we know it entitled: “AND YOU DON’t STOP: The story of progressive dance music”. I am VERY excited about it, and we have some heavy hitters contributing to the project. Details to unfold shortly about ways to contribute, and support the project.

** Damon Banks’ “Travelguides” CD is out and available everywhere. This multi-media project was produced, written and conceived by me. “Travelguides” project reflects the sights and the sounds of Damon’s life traveling the world as a professional musician. It features some of New York City’s most creative and innovative musicians. Go to the “Sounds” page to listen / buy the entire album – or individual tracks. New music for the follow-up CD is being recorded as we speak … Many of his supporters and colleagues call this project “a street corner where world music, jazz and improvisational art forms meet … and fall in love”.

Adam Rudolph’s latest “Moving Pictures” record entitled “Glare of The Tiger” received high praise last year when it was released worldwide.  GO. GET. IT !! You can read the Downbeat Magazine Review (with a cool shout out for the bass player …) here: http://www.downbeat.com/digitaledition/2017/DB1706/66-67.html* CHECK OUT the promo video HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCsY_RYBlU8&feature=youtu.be >> General Listening link HERE: https://soundcloud.com/metarecords/sets/meta020gott/s-LT6a

* BUY the record here: https://modtechnologies.bandcamp.com/album/glare-of-the-tiger

More to come in 2018. Again, thanks for your support !