Lee will be Sudanese music on guitar with Aswat Ensemble, featuring members from Sudan Ensemble, Khalid ElAwad and Salma El Assal. They will be playing a 40 minute set of music as part of the Umoja African Festival, which is not to be missed! Link for tickets to the festival are below.
Lee will be playing Oud with master Arabic percussionist Loay Darboar for a private event at Square Inc. in San Francisco. They will be playing Arabic music classics ranging from Umm Kulthum, to Muwashahat and Qudud Halabiyya.
Lee Dynes will be playing with his group at Noise, a locally owned record store in the Richmond District. Lee will be joined by bassist Chris Bastian, and drummer Matt Buckner. They will be playing a mix of Lee’s original music, world music, and straight ahead jazz. Music goes from 4-7pm, suggested donation at the door goes to the band.
NOISE is a family-operated record store, art gallery, & live music performance space in San Francisco's Richmond District. Owner, Dan, is also a music educator and full time working musician here in San Francisco for 15 years and counting. He performs regularly with the Marcus Shelby Orchestra, Lilan Kane's 'Hella Fitzgerald' band, Grant Levin's Power Samba Ensemble, Fil Lorenz Orchestra and many other groups in the SF/Oakland Bay Area on occasion including Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Nick Culp Quintet.
Lee will be playing classical and folkloric music from Sudan with powerhouse vocalist Salma Al Assal, and virtuoso oudist Khalid A lAwad at Yuerba Buena Gardens Festival. Prepare for funky grooves, and sultry pentatonic melodies that evoke the feeling of Sahara. Feel the connection between Arabia and Africa, and Africa and the Americas, in this highly enriching concert series.
Lee will be playing Sudani folkloric music and classical Arabic music with Sudani vocalist Salma El Assal and Aswat Ensemble. The concert begins at 10am and ends at 12pm, at San Jose City College. Lee will be playing both guitar and oud. Free and open to the public.