Sudden Sound | Aakash Mittal and Lesley Mok

Thursday, Apr 28, 2022 5:30 – 6:30 pm

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of Fine and Applied Arts
500 E Peabody Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820


Apr 28, 2022 - 5:30 pm

Lower Level, Auditorium (KAM 62)

Join us for this Sudden Sound concert featuring Aakash Mittal on saxophone and Lesley Mok on drums.

Saxophonist Aakash Mittal and percussionist Lesley Mok create music at the intersection of improvisation, composition, sonified movement, and noise.

Both artists draw inspiration from a number of cultural traditions including Hindustani raga music, Cuban rumba and Jazz. The colorful dissonances, meditative silences, and angular rhythms that emerge invite the listener to enter a sonic landscape of thoughtful spontaneity.

Mittal and Mok are based in Brooklyn, NY and are active members of the NYC creative music community.