Gettin started on 3d night of XRIJF...
A quiet ending to the third night of XRIJF

Chuchito hard act to follow, but Moffett tears it up one-handed (almost)

Charnett Moffett soloed through most of his second set, showing his incredible mastery of his instument the bass. The set was influenced strongly with Mideastern and Indian flavors, although the sounds of funk and other influences also found their. Joined toward the end by his band on sitar, tabla and drums (and later by piano and trumpet), Moffett continued to tear up his instrument with riffs so fast that they seemed to just merge into one, changing sound. Incredible ...


Chuchito hard act to follow, but Moffett tears it up one-handed (almost)

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Without a doubt, Moffett was the highlight of the show thus far. Who would have thought that a half hour solo performance by a bass player could be so enthralling. His body language and facial expressions added a lot to the performance. It required impressive stamina to pull off the solo part of the show.

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