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Sitar, Tabla & Guitar On Jersey City Waterfront: Compass Trio
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Sitar, Tabla & Guitar On Jersey City Waterfront: Compass Trio

Exchange Place, Jersey City

Fri, May 17, 2024 7:00 PM, EDT

Pay the musicians
Drinking policy
Don't bring your own drinks
Age limit
All guests must be 21
Wheelchair access
Wheelchair Accessible

This is a groupmuse

A live concert in a living room, backyard, or another intimate space. They're casual and friendly, hosted by community members.


Thrilled to host the magical Compass Trio for the fusion of Indian raga and the art of flamenco, jazz harmony, and deep groove amidst the silhouette of Manhattan during golden hour.

Compass Trio comprises of Galen Passen (Sitar), Tripp Dudley (tabla), and James Labrosse (guitar)

Doors open at 7 pm, with music starting around 7:30 pm.

Look forward to sharing their enchanting music over the golden hour with some light refreshments!

What's the music?

Compass Sitar, Guitar, & Tabla

All pieces are original

Remembering Tomorrow
When I See the Birds
Tapestry (featured in preview video)

Where does this music come from?

Compass is a trio that brings an original compositional voice to the three musicians’ collective experience and expertise - Indian raga and tala, the art of flamenco, jazz harmony, and deep groove. The rhythmic form of North Indian music known as theka is a uniquely sophisticated container for exploring time and polyrhythm. Separated by hundreds of years and countless migrations of the Gitano diaspora throughout present day Middle East and Europe we find the same concepts in new forms through the Spanish compás. This musical connection through history and culture is referenced in the name Compass; both a tool to find one’s way home as well as that which structures time in music, another form of finding “home”. Compass Trio is comprised of guitar and effects (James Labrosse), tabla (Tripp Dudley), and sitar (Galen Passen) and integrates these deeper connections of tradition and music into its interweaving forms, reflections and improvisations. Each piece is a truly original creation, borne out of our own individual creative expressions while being deeply rooted in the extensive traditions that we have studied.


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