Monday, November 14, 2005

Zakir Hussain with Charles Lloyd Trio

"Transcendent" - All About Jazz, New York

"Brilliant, sublime, ecstatic" - La Vanguardia, Barcelona

"Saxophone legend Charles Lloyd, tabla master Zakir Hussain, and stunning young drummer Eric Harland were the highlight of the Berlin Jazz Festival" - The Independent, London

Thursday, November 10, 2005, 8PM
Earthlink Live
1374 West Peachtree Street (404) 885-1365
All Ticketmaster Outlets 404-249-6400 &

Saxophone legend Charles Lloyd and tabla master Zakir Hussain are joined by drummer Eric Harland for an evening of cross cultural music that has mesmerized audiences around the world. Charles Lloyd, at age 67, has shifted into high gear, surpassing his remarkable work from the late 60's, when he recorded one of the first jazz records to sell a million copies (Forest Flower, recorded live at the Monterey Jazz Festival in 1966). This might be your last opportunity to see this legend in Atlanta.

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Various Quotes from IMN World

"There has not been a saxist whose work is this spiritual since John Coltrane and Albert Ayler."

The Boston Globe

"Lloyd’s work on tenor saxophone and flute is extraordinary. A true original."

Los Angeles Times

"Lloyd, a master of the tenor saxophone and flute."

The Washington Post

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Charles Lloyd at IMN World

At 67 when most individuals are thinking of ways to slow down and kick back, Charles Lloyd has shifted to a higher gear. His concerts and recordings are events of pristine beauty and elegance, full of intensely felt emotion and passion that touches deep inside the heart. His latest project, ‘Jumping the Creek,’ for ECM Records was released in April 2005. This is not entertainment, but the powerful uncorrupted expression of beauty through music. When music vibrates, the soul vibrates and touches the spirit within . . .

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Charles Lloyd Trio in Santa Fe

Outpost is pleased to present, in partnership with the Judith McBean Foundation, the Charles Lloyd Trio featuring Zakir Hussain and Eric Harland. Saxophonist & flutist Charles Lloyd has long been a favorite of critics and fans alike for his ever-evolving approach to jazz . . .

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Provizer: For Saxophonist Lloyd, the Search Still Matters

Back in 1990, I wrote about what drives saxophonist-flutist Charles Lloyd in an article titled When It's the Search That Matters. Tonight, Lloyd performs at the Boulder Theater with a trio (featuring Zakir Hussain on tabla and Eric Harland on drums) that proves his musical search continues 15 years later.

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