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December 28, 2016MetrotimesThe best music from in and around Detroit in 2016
May 26, Sean Blackman's 'In Transit' @ The Garden Theater
In 2010 Detroit guitarist, Sean Blackman staged In Transit , a multi-cultural blending of international musicians, ethnic dancers, and Detroit jazz masters to a sold out audience at Orchestra Hall. That concert reunited the collaborators featured on Blackman's In Transit (Complex Records, 2009), and established a format that continues today as In Transit Detroit , a monthly concert series at the Garden Theater. Each In Transit Detroit arrives at a different musical destination, and the May 26 edition, A Night in Paris , is my favorite concert of 2016.learn more
October 26, 2016Detroit Free Press
October 25, 2016WXYZ
October 01, 2016Hour DetroitAll the Word's On Stage
Sean Blackman can remember clutching his guitar before he went to bed and waking up in the morning with it still wrapped tightly in his arms.
“I got a guitar for my 12th birthday, and I haven’t put it down since,” Blackman says. “It’s one of those things that I knew, in the moment, that this is my favorite thing in the world.”learn more
September 28, 2016The Oakland PressCultural leader fuses Arab music with Detroit rhythms
A world music celebration fusing Arab music with danceable Detroit rhythms is coming to The Garden Theatre in Detroit on Thursday, Sept. 29, featuring 11 musicians and belly dancers.
Clawson resident Sean Blackman – a household name in the world music and jazz scene – is the creator of the monthly world music and dance concert series In Transit ~ Detroit.learn more