September 22, 2019
132 West State St.
Athens, OH 45701
Suggested donation: $5 per adult, $2 per student, or $10 per family
Afternoon Sitar Concert with J.J. Gregg at Arts West
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Join sitar player J.J. Gregg for an afternoon concert!
J.J. Gregg’s lyrical and meditative sitar playing relaxes and rejuvenates listeners, young and old alike. He recently released a new album – opening up – in April 2018 . He has performed in India, Japan, Thailand, and throughout the United States. Nineteen years ago, J.J. moved to Pune, Maharashtra, India on a study abroad program and met internationally renowned sitar player Ustad Usman Khan. Since the year 2000, J.J. has studied sitar and South Asian Classical music under Khan’s guidance. Based in Salem, OR, J.J. teaches private sitar lessons in the Willamette Valley, and teaches sitar in the music department at Whitman College, and continues to increase productivity in his organic garlic patch.
Want a preview of the show? Take a listen at: soundcloud.com/jjgregg