Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Feeds

Classical Meets Hip-Hop at Classical Beats Showcase

07/28/2010
.
Violin Virtuoso Paul Dateh and Hip-Hop DJ Inka One will merge music genres at Summer And Music (SAM) 2010's Two Day 'Classical Beats' Showcase, here is the announcement:

Violin strings will be plucked, vinyl will be scratched and public art will be had at Summer And Music (SAM) 2010's two-day Classical Beats showcase—a sound synthesis of hip-hop juggling and classical violin arrangements—happening in downtown Long Beach on Friday August 13 and Saturday August 14, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the intersection of Ocean Boulevard and Lime Avenue.

Headlining the remarkable night of art and genre collision is Paul Dateh—a classically trained violinist beginning his studies at age four and evolving his understanding and mastery of music in every possible directionsince then. Attending the prestigious University of Southern California's Thorton School of Music, Dateh has been touring vehemently since he hit the music scene two years ago.

In 2009, as a testament to his multifaceted musical aptitude, Dateh released two dramatically different albums within months of each other. The first was a self-titled release focusing on his crisp violin dexterity, honeyed vocals and strong songwriting skills. The second was a seven-song concept EP with guitarist Ken Belcher titled "The Good Life," which MTV deemed to have the "acoustic bounce of Jason Mraz" and a commendable stripped-down focus on their respective instrumental abilities.

A YouTube sensation for his collaboration with hip-hop DJ Inka One, Dateh has gone on to garner millions of views on the web and pull in national television and print exposure. He has also been compared to the Grammy Award-winning "Hip-Hop Violinist," Miri Ben-Ari—an Israeli native who pioneered the fusion of classical style with jazz, R&B and hip hop.

DJ Inka One—as entrepreneurial as he is rhythmic—has worked the Los Angeles and Boulder, Colo. hip-hop scenes as a promoter and resident DJ since 2000. His collaboration with Dateh creates a sound so distinct and a hype so big, the devil himself is jealous he didn't think of it first.

Complimenting this sonic union, the weekend will also celebrate the dedication of the "Urban Lab: Chantilly Clad," a temporary public art installation that will dually serve as the stage for the weekend's
performances. The installation employed a team of individuals to weave over 30,000 linear feet of boat rope to create the amazing lace canopy and shade structure. The canopy will be supported by another familiar Long Beach icon, the crane. Beneath the canopy, a modular deck, made from reclaimed lumber, will follow the orientation of the canopy and engage its shadows.

For more information, visit www.summerandmusic.com

Share this article on Twitter



Click here to read today's full Day in Pop report

Preview and Purchase Long Beach CDs

Long Beach MP3 Downloads


...end


advertisement
advertisement

.
News Reports
.
• Day in Rock:
Def Leppard Finish New Album, New Song Coming Next Month- Motorhead Forced To Stop Concert After Only Four Songs- Disturbed Ad Pulled Following Journalists Murder- more

• B-Sides: Surprise 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Teaser Goes Online- Miley Cyrus Criticizes Nicki Minaj- Clint Black Announces First New Album In Ten Years- Steven Tyler- more

• Dave Grohl Slams New Bands For Short-Changing Fans- Metallica and Avenge Sevenfold Singers Do Zombie Auditions- Motorhead Frontman Fears The Death Of Rock- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock

advertisement
.
 
Reviews
.

• Most Read Review of Aug: Motley Crue's Farwell Tour

• Flashback: Bruce Springsteen's Born To Run

• First Decree - This is Our Rise

• Sulphur Aeon - Gateway to the Antisphere

• The Blues: Lazer Lloyd- Billy Hector- John Cocuzzi

• The Unravelling - Master Drone (single)

• RockPile: Acidic- Godsticks- Vidunder

• Bedemon - Child of Darkness

• Get To Know... Bridge to Grace

• Devil City Angels (L.A. Guns, Poison, Ozzy Osbourne) - Devil City Angels

• Dystopia - Human = Garbage

• Jethro Tull - Minstrel in the Gallery: 40th Anniversary La Grande Edition

• Cradle of Filth - Hammer of the Witches

• Six Feet Under - Crypt of the Devil

• Lollapalooza 2015 Day Three: Florence and the Machine and more

• Martin Turner and Friends - The Garden Party: A Celebration of Wishbone Ash Music

• Lollapalooza 2015: Day Two - Metallica, Brand New And More

• Lollapalooza 2015: Day One - Paul McCartney- Gary Clarke Jr.- More

• Musique Magnifique! The Quebec City Summer Festival, Part 2


. .
.
Today's Rock News
.
• Def Leppard Finish New Album, New Song Coming Next Month

• Motorhead Forced To Stop Concert After Only Four Songs

• Disturbed Ad Pulled Following Virginia Journalists Murder

• Former Neck Deep Star Taking Legal Steps Over Online Allegations

• Blues Star Larry Miller Suffers A Stroke

• Iron Maiden Map Out Initial Book of Souls World Tour Plans

• Shinedown Streaming New Song 'State Of My Head'

• Trivium Release 'Until The World Goes Cold' Video

• Slayer Recruit Machete Star Danny Trejo For New Video

• Lamb Of God Billed As Christian Band For Kimmel TV Appearance

• Keith Richards Feels The Rolling Stones 'Have To Record' New Music

• All That Remains And We Came As Romans Announce Fall Tour

• Jimi Hendrix Live 'Voodoo Child' Atlanta Pop Festival Video Goes Online

• Anathema Announce 4-Disc Live Set 'A Sort Of Homecoming'

• Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi Feared The Worst From Cancer

• Modern Baseball Cancel Festival Appearance Due To Mental Health Issues

• Leaves' Eyes Release 'The Waking Eye' Video

• Abbath Releasing First Post-Immortal Album

• Anvil Reveal New Crowdfunded Album Title

• Skyharbor Streaming First Song With New Singer 'Out Of Time'

• Godsticks Release 'Emergence' Album Documentary Online

• Tedeschi Trucks Band Release Live Video Of 'The Letter'

• Joe Louis Walker Giving Away Song From Forthcoming Album

• Robert Cray Releases 'Right Next Door' Video From New Live Set





Subscribe to Day in Rock Report by Email

.
.
Today's B-Sides News
.
• Surprise 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Teaser Goes Online

• Miley Cyrus Talks MTV VMAs, Criticizes Nicki Minaj

• Clint Black Announces 'On Purpose,' His First New Album In Ten Years

• Nashville TV Series Release Preview Of Steven Tyler Guest Appearance

• U2 Release Alternate 'Song For Someone' Video

• Video Of Motorhead Being Honored By Los Angeles Goes Online

• 5 Seconds of Summer Share New Song 'Jet Black Heart'

• Fifth Harmony Release 'I'm in Love with a Monster' Video

• Macklemore Talks New Single 'Downtown'

• Nicki Minaj To Give MTV VMAs Opening Performance

• Fetty Wap Apologizes to Fans And Receives Hometown Honor

• More Lady Gaga American Horror Story Photos Go Online

• Antimatter Stream New Song 'Black Eyed Man'

• Mantric Streaming New Song 'FaithFaker'

• This Oceanic Feeling Premiere 'Put Down The Gun' Lyric Video

• Singled Out: Jennell's This One's For You



More News

.
 
anti Worthy Links
.
• AudioNationRadio.com • Rock Show Radio (4 streaming stations) • The Screen Door • A Journal of Musical Things • Lloyd Zeffler blog • Demolish Mag • Nightwatcher's House of Rock • CJ Chilvers • Deja Voodoo • The 1st Five • thecopycat.biz • Hard Rock Memorabilia • Day in Rock @twitter

.
  .
.



 

Tell a Friend about this page - Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2015 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved. antiMusic works on a free link policy for reprinting of our original articles, click here for details. Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.