Szkojani Charlatans in Kalamazoo
7:45pm 7:45pm

Szkojani Charlatans in Kalamazoo

The “Szkojáni Charlatans" are world traveling folk musicians from the mysteriously disappeared Transylvanian town of Szkoján.
Years after the disappearance of the village Szkoján, on the 21st of December 2012, Szkojáni Charlatans were reborn. Szkojani Charlatans have the vibrant sound of Transylvanias multiculturalism, you can feel the influence from traditional folk music of Gipsy, Romanian, Hungarian, Serbian, Moldavian, and Macedonian music. Bringing Szkojáni folk music back to life in each performance.

Szkojani Charlatans have just landed in the US coming from Budapest, HU. They are making a tour from the South to the Midwest, this November. A month In new Orleans this December. And the new year in Mexico.

Kjartan Code (violin and vocals)
János Bito (acordeon)
Aaron (bass)
Roger (drums)
Matze (Guitar)


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Micheal Malis Trio
7:00pm 7:00pm

Micheal Malis Trio

$10 general / $5 students and seniors

Michael Malis -- piano, compositions
Ben Rolston -- bass
Stephen Boegehold -- drums

“Malis’ multi-faceted stylings cover a broad range of free expression. He bridges the gap between original composed, complex material and the spontaneity of improvisation.”
Hot House Jazz Guide, New York, NY

The Michael Malis Trio is a forward looking, compositionally motivated improvising ensemble based in Detroit, Michigan. The trio’s debut album, “Lifted from the No of All Nothing” (Polyfold) features all original compositions by Malis, and was released July of 2015. The music includes elements of free improvisation, as well as moments of highly detailed, through-composed material, with a thread of jazz-informed language running through the entire album.

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Hope to see you there!!

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