Burman at Barre Opera House
Art for a Gala Benefit Concert with two of the world's most innovative
musicians: an acoustic evening with Bela Fleck and Sandip
Burman with special guest Kate MacLeod will take place
Saturday, May 13 at 8 PM at the Barre Opera House.
player extraordinaire Bela Fleck will be Indian tabla drum player
Sandip Burman. Opening this special concert is singer/songwriter
Fleck is a
living legend among banjo players for both his expansion of the
bluegrass idioms and his excursions into other forms of music,
group, the Flecktones, which fuses Jazz with other idioms,
has recorded seven albums. Over a career spanning 22 years, he
has received 15 Grammy nominations in 10 categories.
marked with spontaneous innovation, tonally purity, and complex
rhythmic patterns at dazzling speeds. Burman has performed at
the Getty Museum and the Kennedy Center. His drumming was heard
on the soundtrack of "Mars Attacks."
Kate MacLeod, from Salt Lake City, who opens the performance,
has several albums to her credit, and has performed at the Boston
and Kerrville folk festivals. She often performs in the Celtic