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Alt-Left Universe News: President-Elect Sanders Proposes US Musical Ambassador to the UN
Date Saturday February 11
Time 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location Details
Trinity Chamber Concerts
Trinity Chapel
2320 Dana Street between Bancroft Way & Durant Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
Event Type Class/Workshop
Organizer/AuthorMatthew Montfort
In this news release from an imaginary alternate universe in which Bernie Sanders is the US President-elect, Bernie's slogan, "An Ancient Future to Believe In," leads to a proposal to employ the world music group Ancient Future to facilitate jam sessions between musicians from countries involved in international conflicts.

In Honor of the Current Trend Towards Fact-Check-Free News, Ancient Future Presents

Future Ancient News from an Alt-Left Universe

President-Elect Sanders Proposes US Musical Ambassador to the United Nations

An Ancient Future to Believe In

WASHINGTON (Ancient Future Press). President-elect Bernie Sanders today announced his intention to create a new cabinet-level position: United States Musical Ambassador to the United Nations.

A Sanders Transition Team internal memo marked as "for discussion purposes only" has been obtained which states that the idea came to Sanders after hearing some music by the band Ancient Future, the first and longest running musical organization dedicated exclusively to the mission of creating world fusion music. The memo states that in cases of international conflict, it will be the duty of the USMAUN to employ Ancient Future to facilitate jam sessions between musicians from the countries involved.

The Senate confirmation process can begin when Congress convenes on Jan. 3, two weeks before Sander’s inauguration on Jan. 20, 2017. Due to the new Green/Democratic coalition majority in the Senate that was swept in on Sander's coattails, it is widely believed that Ancient Future's upcoming Feb. 11 anniversary concert is likely to become a celebration of more than just the band's 38 years of cross-cultural collaboration.

Ancient Future Performs at Trinity Chapel on 38th Anniversary of the First Ancient Future Concert

Photo of Mariah Parker, Matthew Montfort, and Vishal Nagar

Featuring World Guitar Pioneer Matthew Montfort, Tabla Virtuoso Vishal Nagar, and Pianist/Santurist Mariah Parker

Exactly 38 years after their first concert on Feb. 11, 1979, at the Sleeping Lady Cafe in Fairfax, California, Ancient Future will perform in Berkeley as part of the Trinity Chamber Concert Series. Blending ancient world music traditions from fiery flamenco to resonant raga with the contemporary colors of jazz and rock, this variation of the world fusion music group features world guitar pioneer Matthew Montfort, renowned Indian tabla virtuoso Vishal Nagar, and composer/pianist/santurist Mariah Parker performing new music and favorites from the band's eight ground-breaking recordings.

With President-elect Sander's proposed new duties for Ancient Future at the United Nations, reservations are strongly encouraged for those who want to be part of what could be an historic celebration for world fusion music.

Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, 8 PM
Trinity Chamber Concerts
Trinity Chapel
2320 Dana Street between Bancroft Way & Durant Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
Tix: $20 general, $15 senior/disabled/student. No one will be turned away for lack of funds, but with the new Guaranteed Income Act that is expected to pass in Sander's first week in office, funds for the concert shouldn't be a problem for anyone.
Info and reservations: 510-778-1719 or email info@trinitychamberconcerts.com
Venue website: www.trinitychamberconcerts.com
Press Release

Concert Poster

Alt-Left Releases on Ancient-Future.Com Records

Berning for the Win

Berning for the Win

Berning for the Win by Ancient Future (Ancient-Future.Com AF-90352).

Berning for the Win is the first audio/video release in Alt-Left Ancient Future history, and is thought to have played a part in Bernie's narrow victory in the primary after a recount in 34 states, and his landslide victory in the general election.

The Archive of Future Ancient Recordings

Play Video of Ancient Future on the Rachel Maddow Show in a Parallel Universe

This video from the future ancient was mysteriously transported through the Ancient Future time portal.

The Archive of Future Ancient Recordings by Ancient Future (Ancient-Future.Com AF-2030).

Kent Jones reports on A.F.A.R. on the Rachel Maddow Show on X.N.N.B.C. in a parallel universe. Apparently, Kent Jones got lost in a time vortex while listening to the Archive of Future Ancient Recordings by Ancient Future, and reported on his experience in his "Just Enough" segment exploring the farthest reaches of musical culture.

Indo Latin Jazz Live In Concert

Indo Latin Jazz Live In Concert CD Cover

Indo Latin Jazz Live In Concert by Mariah Parker (Ancient-Future.Com AF-20142).

To be released the day of Bernie's inauguration, Jan. 20, 2017, Indo Latin Jazz Live in Concert captures the magic of the concert debut of Mariah Parker's Indo Latin Jazz Ensemble in front of a full house at Yoshi’s in Oakland, as well as subsequent concerts at Berkeley’s Freight & Salvage, the Throckmorton Theater in Mill Valley, and Bob Weir’s TRI Studios in San Rafael. It is the perfect party music to feel the Bern! Plus, two days after Bernie becomes president, they are performing at the Freight and Salvage as part of their CD release tour.

Added to the calendar on Sunday Dec 18th, 2016 10:49 PM
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