We are exploring the traditions and boundaries between cultures, beats, harmonic as well as melodic structures from around the world.
-World Beats include, India, Africa, Asia, Celtic lands, Slavic lands, Mediterranean, Caribbean, America. Truly we are presenting and exploring the planets rhythms and beats.
-Jazz. We acknowledge the improvisational form of jazz and choose to extend the work of others that have come before us. Compositions are from John McGlauglin (Skakti), Ralph Towner (Oregon), John Lewis (MJQ) Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Charles Mingus as well as local offering from Tim Berens, Chris Berg, Chris Brown, Steven Langemo and Ron Hartwell.
So we take these elements and present them with full awareness of the classical musical traditions of Europe, Africa and Asia. World Beat / Classical / Jazz / Fusion.