Max Kraus

Bassist, Composer, Arranger, Bandleader

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Elijah J. Thomas- East Meets West: Jazz Meets Music of Asia

  • Theatre Horizon 401 DeKalb Street Norristown, PA, 19401 United States (map)

Concert will now be held at Theatre Horizon in Norristown, PA. Doors open at 6:30, show begins at 8. Guests are welcome to bring their own refreshments/libations to enjoy in the lobby before the concert. Tickets $15 at the door.

East Meets West:

Two musical traditions that have long and deep-reaching roots with implications throughout the history of Jazz will be captured this evening. Flautist, Elijah Thomas will lead his ensemble through various musical styles from Eastern Europe and Asia and will also feature the globetrotting music of ethnomusicologist, Claire Polin and jazz musicians Yusef Lateef and Lew Tabackin.

The ensemble:

- Heru Shabaka-ra, trumpet
- Cynthia Folio, flutes
- Elijah Thomas, C flute and alto saxophone
- Elliott Levin, C flute and tenor saxophone
- Kristal Pacific, soprano voice
- James Collins, piano
- Max Kraus, double bass
- Benjamin Foster, drum set
- Drake Z. Tyler, percussion