Pianist Charu Suri’s music combines the ragas of her native India with America’s original musical idiom, jazz, to create innovative and approachable works. She will appear at the Reilly Arts Center on Friday. WUFT’s All Things Considered host Dana Hill spoke to Charu Suri about how the improvisational nature of her music results in new musical experiences night after night.
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I sort of think the fact that we worship at the alter of youth as a culture is wrong and kind of sort of denies us some of the pleasures and good qualities about growing older and I try to celebrate them. So that’s really my message. It’s sort of just, not to listen to the people who tell you to act your age because what does that actually mean?