Gemini - A Concert of Arabic Music and Jazz
Mary Ellen Donald - nationally acclaimed middle eastern percussionist
Mack Rucks - vintage east coast trumpeter, composer and arranger
The Mack Rucks Jazz Ensemble - A high energy band with Mack Rucks on trumpet, David Michel-Ruddy on piano, David Ewell on bass, and Rob Rhodes on drums, the ensemble performs originals at this event. Mack's compositions are rhythmically rich, often with a samba or reggae feel. Mary Ellen adds her sparkle on Arabic tambourine and finger cymbals.
The Arabian Passion Ensemble With the versatile oudist and vocalist Nazir Latouf, the Arabian Passion Ensemble presents music from Egypt, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Syria. Mary Ellen Donald and Terry Holgate provide a dynamic, percussive complement to Nazir's scintillating performance.
Jawahare A belly dancer extrordinaire, Jawahare interprets every nuance of the music, bringing fire and beauty to her performance.
Rhythmix Cultural Works
2513 Blanding Ave
Alameda, CA 94501
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