Musical Rhythm Workshop @ NYUAD

Musical Rhythm Workshop, New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), Abu Dhabi, October 12-15 2014. (Review of the event in the Computer Music Journal)

Cross-disciplinary and Multi-cultural Perspectives on Musical Rhythm II, New York University @ Abu Dhabi, October 12-15, 2014

Invited talks by Gérard Assayag (Ircam / STMS) , Jérôme Nika (Ircam / STMS), Marc Chemillier (EHESS)

A collaboration between NYU’s campuses in Abu Dhabi and New York holds the second international research workshop on the cross-disciplinary and multi-cultural aspects of musical rhythm. The workshop gathers 25 leading world scholars to discuss their research, as well as investigate musical rhythm and improvisation in non-western music from a variety of academic standpoints.

Cross Cultural Live Performance featuring the Ircam OMax software

Musical Diversity in Concert II, Sunday, October 12, 2014 (concert video)

This concert features the rhythmic styles of musicians from different regions of the world, including India, Ghana, France, the UK, Peru, and the US. Equally diverse, the instruments represented range from traditional African drums, to saxophone, to cutting-edge, computer-generated music.