Blues Hall of Fame inductee and harmonica legend Corky Siegel and local jazz violin virtuoso Randy Sabien will be joined by world percussion master Kalyan Pathak in a special return performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at the Park Center in downtown Hayward.
Advance tickets are $25 and available online at www.TheParkCenter.com and at Art Beat in downtown Hayward. Admission is $30 at the door. Students 18 years of age and younger are admitted to Park Center events for $5.
Corky Siegel is known internationally as one of the world’s great blues harmonica players, and is a celebrated composer, blues pianist, singer, songwriter, band leader and author.
Randy Sabien, who at 21 years of age founded and chaired the string department at Berklee College of Music in Boston, has since gone on to teach internationally and is co-author, along with Bob Phillips, of the acclaimed Jazz Philharmonic Series, a teaching method for alternative strings, available at Alfred Music Publishing.
Born in Ahmedabad, India, World percussion master Kalyan Pathak formally trained in Classical Tabla with Ustad Kader Khan and later apprenticed with prominent drummer, Ranjit Barot, in Bombay in the mid 80s.
He has performed with international artists such as Aretha Franklin, Regis Philbin, Shankar Ehsaan Loy, Theordore Bikel, as a soloist with Elgin Symphony Orchestra and San Francisco Ballet, collaborative group member with Fareed Haque, Howard Levy, Fulcrum Point New Music Project. More information at www.chamberblues.com/kalyan.