Lokkhi Terra Concert at Drik

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Drik, Droom Caf? and friends of Lokkhi Terra
have pleasure in inviting


to an evening of Cuban classics, Afro-beat, samba and funky world fusion music

Lokkhi Terra Jazz Quartet

Kishon Khan ? piano; Jimmy Martinez ? bass;
Javier Camilo – percussion, lead vocals; Tansay Omar ? drums

Venue: Drik Roof top terrace

Date & Time: Friday, 6 January 2012 at 6:00 pm

Twelve musicians are at the core of the band Lokkhi Terra and will mix traditions from around the world, using Bengali folk and groove as their starting points. They have all performed around the world at venues such as Ronnie Scotts, Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, the House of Commons, Glastonbury and at Womad.? They were one of the critics’ choices at this year?s Womad festival in the UK, and was the band chosen to perform at the closing ceremony of the South Asian Games 2010.
Lokkhi Terra’s two albums No Visa Required, and Che Guevara?s Rickshaw Diaries, received much critical acclaim around the world.
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Author: Shahidul Alam

Time Magazine Person of the Year 2018. A photographer, writer, curator and activist, Shahidul Alam obtained a PhD in chemistry before switching to photography. His seminal work “The Struggle for Democracy” contributed to the removal of General Ershad. Former president of the Bangladesh Photographic Society, Alam set up the Drik agency, Chobi Mela festival and Pathshala, South Asian Media Institute, considered one of the finest schools of photography in the world. Shown in MOMA New York, Centre Georges Pompidou, Royal Albert Hall and Tate Modern, Alam has been guest curator of Whitechapel Gallery, Winterthur Gallery and Musee de Quai Branly. His awards include Mother Jones, Shilpakala Award and Lifetime Achievement Award at the Dali International Festival of Photography. Speaker at Harvard, Stanford, UCLA, Oxford and Cambridge universities, TEDx, POPTech and National Geographic, Alam chaired the international jury of the prestigious World Press Photo contest. Honorary Fellow of Royal Photographic Society, Alam is visiting professor of Sunderland University in UK and advisory board member of National Geographic Society. John Morris, the former picture editor of Life Magazine describes his book “My journey as a witness”, (listed in “Best Photo Books of 2011” by American Photo), as “The most important book ever written by a photographer.”

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