EFG LJF x Collage presents:

Giuliano Modarelli - Indo Jazz

Karamel, London, GB

Entry Requirements: All welcome


Guitarist and composer, Giuliano Modarelli is one of the most interesting musicians to emerge from the World music scene over the last few years, with his unique voice and exceptionally innovative approach to Indian Classical music and Jazz.

Originally from Italy, Giuliano Modarelli is a London based guitarist, composer and producer with a unique voice. Having studied Jazz at University, he went on to develop through the Indian classical tradition studying under UK renowned sitarist Dharambir Singh, Indian classical maestro Buddhadev Dasgupta and his senior disciple Prattyush Banerjee.

His unique and exceptionally innovative style has led to collaboration with internationally renown artists such as Shankar Mahadevan, Bickram Ghosh, BC Manjunath, Shankar Tucker, Mysore Manjunath, Pete Lockett, Talvin Singh, Soumik Datta, Sarathy Korwar, Jyotsna Srikanth and many others.

Modarelli is the leader and co-founder of the award-winning music collective Kefaya. This innovative and talented collective combines traditional forms with a range of contemporary influences to reinvent the sound of folk music.

As well as an accomplished performer, Modarelli is a prolific composer and producer for dance, theatre and cinema. He regularly collaborates across disciplines with artists such as Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Gregory Maqoma, Mavin Khoo, DV8, Jose Agudo and many more.

The original music being played tonight has been commissioned by zer0classikal, and included research and exploration into ancient forgotten ragas through a contemporary aesthetic.

Line-up: Giuliano Modarelli (guitar), Chris Williams (sax), Wonky Logic (synths), Joost Hendrickx (drums).

Video link 'Giuliano Modarelli Quartet': https://youtu.be/XrM37mZkXjk

Doors open 7pm, music from 8.30pm. Venue: MAAD, 4 Coburg Road, London N22 6UJ Nearest tube/rail: Wood Green (tube); Alexandra Palace (rail).

The gig is presented by Collage Arts Karamel N22 Sessions and ZeroClassikal.