Brazilian Melodies with Gabriel Geszti this Saturday

 

This Saturday evening at Kasha Ki Aasha, Gabriel Geszti accompanied by Francisco Lelo de Larrea will share classic melodies from Brazil as well as some of his own contemporary compositions.  Paola Vergara, the renowned Mexican vocalist will join them on stage in a special appearance.

These amazing musicians will be presenting their last performance in Pondicherry before heading back to South America.  Come join us on the terrace for an incredible musical experience!

Music starts at 8 pm at Kasha Ki Aasha (23 rue Surcouf Pondicherry 605001).  We do take reservations but only til 8 pm.  Liimited seating is available.  (Tel:  413 222 2963)

Our one of a kind South Indian Special Dinner Menu is available and the drinks are ICE COLD!

See you soon!

 

 

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Kasha Ki Aasha features the Internationally renowned KARINA COLIS TRIO

This Saturday evening, Kasha Ki Aasha is thrilled to present the KARINA COLIS TRIO.  The Karina Colis Trio is characterized by many diverse stylish rhythms form different countries. The repertoire includes original compositions and Karina Colis’ own arrangements of Latin American and jazz standards. With this project Karina has performed in New York, Mexico and India.

KARINA COLIS (Mexico)

Karina Colis is truly one the world’s most promising Latin American musicians based in New York City. In addition to her skills as a drummer and percussionist, she is also an accomplished vocalist. Her work is characterized by a diversity of rhythms and styles, combining the roots of various Latin/South American traditions with elements of Jazz, Afro Cuban, Fusion and Pop. Born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico into a family of musicians, hearing and playing music quickly became second nature to her.

A Mexican drummer, percussionist and vocalist based in New York , Karina graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Berklee College of music. For over 20 years Karina has been member of several projects having performed at the big audience international festivals and renown venues such as Birdland Jazz Club and Lincoln Center in New York, John F Kennedy Center, the International Circuit in Bahrain the Middle East , WOMAD in UK, “Virada Cultural”  in Brazil, Montreal Jazz Festival in Canada and “New Morning” in Paris, to name a few…
To hear Karina on stage CLICK HERE.
CAMIEL JANSEN (Netherlands)
Camiel began making music at a very young age, playing classical piano from age 6. He started transcribing and playing works and was intrigued by the qualities of classical music. He studied at the Conservatory of Rotterdam, graduating Cum Laude in 2014, continuing a Masters program at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. During an exchange to Copenhagen in his bachelor, he discovered his affinity with composition, and wrote music for jazz quintet, pianotrio, choir and classical pieces for his string quartet. As a bass player, he’s very active in the Dutch jazz scene.
To hear Camiel’s work CLICK HERE
GABRIEL GESZTI (Brazil)

Starting at an early age of 9, Gabriel began his studies in classical piano and by age 17 he was working as a professional pianist in popular music & jazz.

Gabriel is a versatile pianist, composer and a dedicated piano technique teacher. Born in Rio de Janeiro, he completed a degree in Teaching from theFederal University of Rio de Janeiro. He trained under Aida Gnattali, Estela Caldi and Rafael Vernet over the course of his career.

For more information CLICK HERE

Guest Appearances by:

Francisco Lelo De Larrea (Mexico)

Francisco Lelo De Larrea is part of the new generation of Mexican jazz musicians, and he has performed and recorded with many renowned musicians as well as Mexican projects including Eugenio Toussaint, Enrique Nery, Agustin Bernal, Rafael Alcalá, Rey David Alejandre, Diego Maroto, Luri Molina, Iraida Noriega, Magos Herrera and Big Band Jazz de Mexico.

Paola Vergara

Paola Vergera is an established musician from Mexico. Paola graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in contemporary production and composition from the Berklee College of Music. While studying at Berklee she had the opportunity to perform with Ruben Blades, Dennis Chambers, Chaka Khan, Victor Mendoza and Joe Lavano. Paola also studied for a diploma in vocal performance at The Power Institute in London. She has also had the opportunity to study with Robert Fripp and Dorian Holley.

Kasha Ki Aasha is proud to bring such a wealth of international talent to our terrace this Saturday evening and the performance begins at 8 pm.

Kasha Ki Aasha, 23 rue Surcouf 605001

Reservations accepted BEFORE 730 pm.  Call 413 222 2963

GABRIEL GESZTI in the Latin Tradition at Kasha Ki Aasha

Kasha Ki Aasha welcomes Gabriel Geszti to our terrace this Saturday evening.  Gabriel will be playing the best of Latin traditional music backed by Bass player, Camiel Jansen with a special guest appearance by Livia Moreira.  Come join us at 8 pm at the best place to while away a sultry Saturday evening with great music, great food and great people.

More on Gabriel Geszti (Brazil): 

Starting at an early age of 9, Gabriel began his studies in classical piano and by age 17 he was working as a professional pianist in popular music & jazz.

Gabriel is a versatile pianist, composer and a dedicated piano technique teacher. Born in Rio de Janeiro, he completed a degree in Teaching from theFederal University of Rio de Janeiro. He trained under Aida Gnattali, Estela Caldi and Rafael Vernet over the course of his career.

His talent and skill on the piano has taken him across the world and he has toured with Gabriel Grossi, Brazilian Singer -Wanda Sa, Brazilian percussionist -Nana Vasconcelos, Mauro Senise, Rodrigo Maranhao. He has also toured with popular Italian singer Cristina Renzetti and guitarist Giancarlo Bianchetti. His work has also taken to perform on a project titled ‘Brazil in China’ with Lui Coimbra, which led him to perform in Shanghai and Beijing.

Gabriel is also very active in Brazilian popular music and he toured with the famous samba composer and guitarist Paulinho da Viola in 2011. His classical training led him to perform with pianist Estela Caldi and conductor Homero Malhaes.

More on Camiel Jansen (The Netherlands):

Camiel is an exceptionally talented and emerging musician from the Netherlands, who specializes on the upright bass. Versatile and familiar with jazz, classical and pop music, Camiel also composes and arranges for horns, strings and big band.

Currently, he is a leader of ‘Ikarai’ a modern classical group that integrates classical music with improvisation techniques. The group released an album titled ‘Fly’ to wide acclaim in fall 2016.

Camiel  won the ‘De Grote Prijs van Nederland’ (Grand prize of the Netherlands), which is a series of music awards that recognizes new and talented Dutch musicians. He has arranged horns and cello for the EP ‘DeBekentenis’ by Charl Delemarre.

He has also toured with the contemporary jazz group Sindri Mar Eydal Fridriksson Group in Norway.

 

Find us at 23 rue Surcouf, Pondicherry 01!!!

Brazilian Vibrations, Kasha Ki Aasha’s next Purely Pondicherry Performance

Looking forward to a great evening AGAIN this Saturday with internationally acclaimed musicians Gabriel Geszti and Eleonora Bianchini bringing in some Brazilian Vibrations .  They are going to surprise our audience with some special guest appearances throughout the show too – WE don’t even know what to expect!!!

So come early to get a seat on our terrace and enjoy some of our new specials and a glass of something cool.  Can’t think of a better way spend a sultry evening than with the coolest music in town.

Music starts at 8 pm

Kasha Ki Aasha, 23 rue Surcouf, Pondicherry 01