About Ben AllisonNew York, NY jazz
Bassist/composer Ben Allison is one of a few band leaders working in jazz today who has developed his own instantly identifiable sound. Known for his inspired arrangements, inventive grooves and hummable melodies, Ben draws from the jazz tradition and a range of influences from rock and folk to Read full bio
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Ben to Perform with Cambodia Musician Kong Nay, Marc Ribot, Rudy Royston
March 13, 2013
I’m very excited to be collaborating with Cambodian chapei master Kong Nay on a concert to be held April 20 at the Asia Society, NYC.One of only a few musicians to have survived the Khmer Rouge era, Kong Nay improvises with a satirical wit, part of a thousand-year-old tradition that gives poetic license to chapei players. His playing is rhythmic and soulful. For this concert, I’ll be collaborating… (read more)
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