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ANCIENT FUTURE World Fusion Music Ensemble In Concert

Just added to bill: Collaborative Concert with Special Guest Chinese Master Multi-Instrumentalist Liu Qi-Chao

Date: Saturday, May 4, 1996

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Venue: Vacaville Performing Arts 1010 Ulatis Dr. Vacaville, CA

Tickets: $10

Info: Call 707-449-6217 to charge tickets to Visa/MasterCard

"Ancient Future is a rare kind of band that might simultaneously aggravate purists, confound New Age dilettantes, seduce skeptics, and dazzle just about everybody else. Delicious compositions, intricate arrangements, crisp playing and impeccable production put these ambitious voyagers in a league of their own."--Derk Richardson, SAN FRANCISCO BAY GUARDIAN

Ancient Future

The award-winning music of Ancient Future combines the contemporary sounds of jazz and rock with the irresistible rhythms of African, Balinese, Indian, Middle Eastern and South American percussion, the rich harmonies of Europe, and the beautiful melodies of Asia. In short, their music is an exhilarating fusion of exciting rhythms and exotic sounds from around the globe. This group of virtuoso multi-instrumentalists is known for its stunningly rhythmic live show that simultaneously features the subtle, intricate, and elegant melodic aspects of world music that Ancient Future has received such widespread acclaim for on their recordings.

Asian Fusion, Ancient Future's latest release, finds common ground between Western jazz and the indigenous music of Asia. It features collaborations with some of the finest Asian musicians, including Chinese gu zhung master Zhao Hui. The record was TOWER PULSE! magazine's #4 Contemporary Instrumental Release of the Year. Natural Rhythms, was reissued on CD in 1994 to commemorate 15 years of Ancient Future history. The record was selected by THE BEAT magazine as a #4 1994 World Music Release. e-mail: