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Ambient composer Laraaji returns to the center to talk zither, technology and performance

Ambient composer Laraaji returns to the center to talk zither, technology and performance

On Friday night, the influential ambient music composer Laraaji will perform at the Highland Park Ebell Club. The artist, who first gained international attention when the producer and composer Brian Eno happened upon him performing on the zither in New York City, has issued dozens of instrumental recordings. 

In recent years Laraaji’s music, which he composes to guide meditation sessions, has been heralded by a new generation of electronic and acoustic artists.

The renewed interest was partially the result of a few essential collections of his work issued by the respected All Saints imprint, as well as the appearance of Laraaji’s...

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