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23Arts @ the Orpheum: Crossing the C's

  • Orpheum Film & Performing Arts Center 6050 Main Street Tannersville, NY, 12485 United States (map)

The incredible expressive capabilities of the guitar will be on full display as Cape Town guitarist Derek Gripper explores the music of Africa and South America alongside Chilean guitarist Camila Meza, who will offer up her astonishing and genre-bending original works. This debut double guitar collaboration featuring Cape Town, South Africa-born guitar virtuoso Derek Gripper and the is a must-see exploration and interweaving of two worlds of folk and popular music across continents and cultures.

Admission: Includes admission to Crossing the C's & headliner set Shilpa Ray
$25 advance
$30 week of show
$35 day of show

About Camila Meza:
The New York Times has described her as "A bright young singer and guitarist with an ear for music of both folkloric and pop intention, Camila Meza has connected with a strong peer group since moving to New York from her native Santiago, Chile, in 2009" and adds “"Ms. Meza brings an appealing combination of lightness and depth to all the material, singing in a bright, clear voice against the agile stir of a first-­rate band. Her improvising, on electric or acoustic guitar, is serious business . . ." Read more

About Derek Gripper:
Derek Gripper is a classical guitarist who has taken a unique path. As a South African classical musician he found limited by the music of the traditional classical guitar and so went on a journey through different musical styles, returning always to the guitar to find ways of bringing what he learned onto the instrument. Read more