World music and diverse instruments inspire this Colorado artist.
Global Sound: Jesse Manno
Saturday, January 19, 2-3 p.m.
Central Library, Level 1 Schlessman Hall
Composer and multi-instrumentalist Jesse Manno received his first commission in 1982 and has since created over eighty original scores for dance, theater, film and multimedia productions. His work has been supported by Meet The Composer, Inc. (a division of the NEA), KRMA Denver PBS TV, The National Guild of Organists, Montgomery Watson Inc., Bates Dance Festival, and the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, among others, and has been presented all across the U.S.A., as well as in Holland, Germany, Switzerland, the U.K., Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Saudi Arabia. For this concert, Manno plays oud, saz and sings vocals in Greek, Turkish and Arabic.