Edit ModuleShow Tags

Find fun things to do throughout Fairfield County; music, nightlife, theater, art, lectures, benefits, family activities and much more. Search by date, town or category.

Submit an event »

 

Concert: Taj Mahal Trio | Fairfield, CT

Date/Time

Feb 15, 2014
07:45 PM

Description

One of the most prominent voices in The Blues, Taj Mahal is an exemplar of what it means to be a roots musician. His scope spans continents, bringing tricks from all over into his playing. "I didn't want to fall into the trap of complacency. I wanted to keep pushing the musical ideas I had about jazz, music from Africa and the Caribbean. I wanted to explore the connections between different kinds of music.” He is indeed playing the worlds blues. This mercurial spirit has been with him since the beginning.

While growing up in Springfield Mass. he learned to play Piano, Clarinet, Trombone, and Harmonica. He discovered his fathers guitar around the same time that he discovered blues. He took both and ran with them. He spent the following decades bumping shoulders with the likes of Otis Redding, Howlin' Wolf, and Buddy Guy. In Taj's words, "Even at the end of forty years, in many ways my music is just getting started."

Cost

$125.00 | Members Save $30.00

Location

View map Fairfield Theatre Company at StageOne
70 Sanford St
Fairfield, CT

Additional Information

Phone

(203) 259-1036

Contact email

boxoffice@fairfieldtheatre.org

Search by town::

Fairfield

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.