510 Embarcadero West
Oakland, CA, California

John Calloway and the Flute Odyssey bring the flute to the forefront and keep it there. Nine accomplished flute players take us down different paths of flute playing that represent various cultures, techniques, and philosophies. Not your traditional flute ensemble evening by any stretch of the imagination!

Featured Flautists
Tim Barsky: beat - box flute
John Calloway: flute, Cuban flute
Quique Cruz: antara, quena (Andean flutes)
Roger Glenn: flute, piccolo
Masaru Koga: flute, Japanese flutes (shakuhaci, shinobue)
Miguel Martinez: flute, indigenous Mexican flutes
Hafez Modirzadeh: flute, ney (Persian flute)
Kenny Stahl: flute
Francis Wong: flute

Murray Low - piano
Marcus Shelby - bass
David Flores - drums

John Calloway is a multi-instrumentalist who has performed with many renowned jazz and Latin music artists throughout the United States, Europe and Latin America, among them: Israel "Cachao" Lopez, Max Roach, Omar Sosa, Jesus Diaz and John Santos. His recording credits include two CDs with his own ensemble, "Diaspora" and "The Code," along with the Grammy nominated CDs "SF Bay," "Ritmo y Candela" and Ritmo y Candela II. John has a Doctorate in International and Multicultural education from the University of San Francisco and is on faculty at San Francisco State University, and at the Jazz School in Berkeley, CA.

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Official Website: http://www.johncalloway.com

Added by murlow on September 8, 2009

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