Arun Luthra’s Konnakol Jazz Project Featuring UW-Madison School of Music FacultyCollins Recital Hall, Hamel Music Center 740 University Ave., Madison, WI
Arun Luthra will be joined by UW–Madison Mead Witter School of Music faculty as part of the annual Conference on South Asia. Luthra will perform konnakol - the Carnatic (South Indian classical music) discipline of vocalizing rhythms. Fee to attend the online conference, free to attend in-person.
SoundWaves: The Art of Science of Cities: Specimen: New YorkDiscovery Building 330 North Orchard Street, Madison, WI
SoundWaves looks into what makes NYC tick. How does the city sustain itself? What happens to New York as the climate changes? What’s the best way to get around town? How does the city address its many problems? And what is it like to be a musician in the cultural capital of the U.S.?
Friday Jazz Series at Tandem PressTandem Press 1743 Commercial Avenue, Madison, WI
UW–Madison Contemporary Jazz Ensemble, directed by Arun Luthra, and Jazz Standards Ensemble, directed by Peter Dominguez, will perform as part of Tandem Press’ Friday Jazz series during the fall and spring semesters. Livestream option available.
Jazz Composers Group & Contemporary Jazz EnsembleCollins Recital Hall, Hamel Music Center 740 University Ave., Madison, WI
UW–Madison students perform as part of the Jazz Composers Group, directed by Les Thimmig, and Contemporary Jazz Ensemble, directed by Arun Luthra. Livestream option available.
Just Bust! Presents: Arun Luthra with music by LA and Big HomieWisconsin Historical Society 816 State Street, Madison, WI
Join us for Madison’s longest running all-ages open mic! Arun Luthra is the November feature, with music by LA and Big Homie.
Just Bust! Artistic Workshop with Arun Luthra549 Lathrop Hall 1050 University Avenue, Madison, WI
Arun Luthra will lead an artistic workshop with First Wave scholars. This event is open to the public.
Arun Luthra Konnakol LectureCollins Recital Hall, Hamel Music Center 740 University Ave., Madison, WI
Konnakol lecture with musical demonstrations performed by Arun Luthra with the Contemporary Jazz Ensemble (Mead Witter School of Music). Livestream option available.
Arun Luthra’s Konnakol Jazz ProjectNorth Street Cabaret 610 North Street, Madison
Arun Luthra (saxophonist, composer, and konnakol artist) will be performing with Madison-based musicians Matt Endres (drum set), Luke Leavitt (piano), and Nick Moran (bass). Arun Luthra is the fall 2021 interdisciplinary artist-in-residence. Note, this performance …
Arun Luthra’s Konnakol Jazz ProjectCafé CODA 1224 Williamson Street, Madison, WI
Arun Luthra (saxophonist, composer, and konnakol artist) will perform with UW–Madison Mead Witter School of Music faculty: Matt Endres (drum set), Nick Moran (bass), and Johannes Wallmann (piano).
Tala Mela: A Celebration of the Universal Language of RhythmArts + Literature Lab 111 S Livingston St., Suite 100, Madison, WI
This final residency celebration event features performances by Arun Luthra, including konnakol, with the UW–Madison Contemporary Jazz Ensemble (Mead Witter School of Music), students in the class, and guest artist Rohan Krishnamurthy (percussion). Tala is an Indian music word for rhythm and mela means a celebration fair in Punjabi and Sanskrit and in Hindi - mele.