American jazz saxophonist Kenny Garrett is performing in Moscow this weekend as part of his European tour. He has always been interested in African and Chinese cultures, and in his latest Grammy-nominated album 'Beyond the wall' the musician managed to un
It's Kenny Garret's fifth visit to Russia, but he has never had enough time for sightseeing or learning something about Russian musical culture.
He hopes to fill in these gaps, partly, with the help of his Russian audience.
“I think for Russian people it's been a WOW since they really enjoy a lot of jazz,” Kenny Garrett, the musician.
Kenny Garrett is sure, that American jazz and Chinese folk music have much in common.
Last year he visited China for the first time and reached the country's remote regions, had to overcome the language barrier, and, as a result, included the singing of Tibetan monks into his compositions.
“I think people want to hear the human voice anyway. I play saxophone, but I think people would prefer the human voice. For me it's always been successful,” Kenny Garrett said.
Garrett says, travelling to far-away countries helps him to find the Source, the Truth, and get back to Mother Earth.
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