MOCAMIX: Susie Ibarra and Jack Hsu on Friday, November 1, 2013 from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    When:
    November 1, 2013 @ 11:00 pm – November 2, 2013 @ 12:30 am
    2013-11-01T23:00:00+00:00
    2013-11-02T00:30:00+00:00
    Where:
    215 Centre Street
    New York, NY 10013
    USA

    MOCAMIX

    Fri, Nov 1, 2013 from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    Enjoy a collaborative music set with renowned percussionist/ composer, Susie Ibarra and Jack Hsu, frontman of Hsu-nami, the first progressive Erhu Rock band in the world. MOCAMIX presents a cross-genre performance that fuses the sounds of Indigenous Filipino music and traditional Chinese music with electronic, jazz, and rock/metal.

    The Museum of Chinese in America
    215 Centre Street New York, NY 10013

    Admission: $15 / General Admission; $10 MOCA members

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    About the Musicians

    Susie Ibarra

    Susie Ibarra is known for her innovative style and cultural dialogue as a composer, improviser, percussionist and humanitarian. She is interested in the intersection of tradition and avant-garde and how this informs and inspires interdisciplinary art, education and public service. In most recent years Ibarra has been developing composition and improvisation that blends traditions and crosses rhythms and tunings of Asia Pacific, Middle East, Americas, Europe and Africa. She remains active in her practice of Philippine Indigenous music, Electronic, Experimental, Jazz and Improvisation. She is a Yamaha, Vic Firth and Paiste Drum Artist, has recorded over 40 recordings as a leader, collaborator and soloist. With Roberto Rodriguez she leads a children’s world music group Mundo Niños that teaches and performs music with children from elementary to high school. She actively performs, archives and teaches in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East。

    Jack Hsu

    Jack Hsu is an Electric Erhu musician whose work is influenced by Classical Chinese music, rock, and metal. He studied under Paganini First Prize Winner and World Class Violinist, Lu Siging, for eight years, before creating his own band, Hsu-Nami. As the frontman for Hsu-Nami, Hsu’s music has been featured in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. With two independent releases, “Entering the Mandala” (2007), and “The Four Noble Truths” (2009), Hsu has also toured with Hsu-Nami in the United States, Canada, and Asia. –

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