Join us for an inspiring evening of ancient devotional music from northern India! Will Marsh and Jeffrey Rodgers will weave together Raga (melody) and Tala (rhythm) in a mesmerizing concert that many describe as a portal to India. Will and Jeffrey l have a special chemistry and have been performing together for many years. An evening not to be missed!
Will Marsh has been a dedicated student of the sitar since 2006. He was initiated into the rich classical tradition of North Indian music by Ustad Aashish Khan (eldest son of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan) while a student at the California Institute of the Arts. His commitment to this art form has made Will a member of a new generation of serious Indian musicians from the United States. He has also had the privilege of studying with sitar master Roshan Jamal Bhartiya, from Mumbai India. Will completed his MFA in North Indian music from Cal Arts in 2013.
Jeffrey Rodgers has been playing the tabla since 1974. His long years of devotion to practice and perfection show in his precision,passionand tone - every note crystal clear.
He studied under Surendrenath Jena,
In 1981 he was fortunate to become the student of the late great tabla maestro Ustad
Alla Rakha, and continued to study with his son, Ustad Zakir Hussein, in California and
He has performed with many Indian Music Artists throughout the U.S.A and Canada,
and gives private lessons, lecture/demos, and workshops in schools and Universities
throughout the Midwest.
Contact Jeffrey at : [email protected]