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Tue May 15, 2012
Jazz Meets Gamelan
There, the loose group of composers and improvisers meet in three sessions a year to create original music.
About a year ago, the Indonesian percussion ensemble Gamelan Genta Kasturi also moved into the space. Like the Odd Couple, these unlikely roommates have decided to find common ground and work together.
They are collaborating on a rare fusion of avant garde jazz with traditional Asian music. KCUR's Alex Smith sat in on a rehearsal session, and to spoke members about the process.