House of Waters
45 Bleecker St.
New York, NY, 10012
Doors 7:30 PM / Show 8:00 PM
House of Waters
House of Waters is a Brooklyn based band with a global sound. Drawing inspiration from Africa, India, South America, and Jazz, the band is, as TimeOut NY states "a sight to behold."
House of Waters is hammered dulcimer virtuoso Max ZT; master percussionist Luke Notary; and brilliant bassist Moto Fukushima. These three innovative musicians are redefining their instruments as they excite their audiences.
Max, a National Hammered Dulcimer Champion studied with the Cissoko griot family in Senegal and recently returned from a year in India studying with the world-renowned santoor master Pandit Shivkumar Sharma.
Luke studied with djembe legend Cheik Oumar Diabate and has just returned from a year touring the world with Cirque du Soleil.
Moto's finesse, subtlety and power attracted the attention of Joe Lovano and other jazz greats, who he has accompanied to critical acclaim.
House of Waters has shared the stage with Ravi Shankar, Tinariwen, Jimmy Cliff, KODO, and more. Their concerts are beautiful and electrifying moments of mastery and magic.
Arooj Aftab innovates off classical Pakistani, Sufi & pre-partition
South Asian music, creating original compositions honoring ancestral
roots,for a sound that is fresh, graceful, and musically complex.Arooj
is inspired to continuously develop her art and deepen her
understanding of the possibilities of music. Layering subtle,
intricate, dynamic vocals over acoustic instrumentation, Arooj
skillfully re-imagines indigenous soul with signature ‘cool.’
Bhrigu Sahni is an acoustic guitarist with a minimalist delicate
approach that compliments and amplifies Arooj’s style. Through a deep
understanding of Sufiana/classical phrasing and an innate sensitivity
to this complex musical genre, Bhrigu partners with Arooj in composing
and creating an innovative expression of South Asian Ancestral wisdom.