Alec Goldfarb is a Downbeat Magazine award winning guitarist, composer, and Hindustani classical musician based in Brooklyn. Active in the NYC jazz and new music communities, his work explores musical traits as historical vestiges of migrations, geographies, labor, and ritual. An exponent of the Seniya-Maihar Gharana, Alec performs Hindustani classical music across the globe on the guitar using a novel synthesis of sarod and sitar technique. Performances include Roulette Intermedium, the Joyce, Skanu Mezs, Darmstadt Ferienkurse, the Yellow Barn, the Kimmel Center, Frequency Festival, Asia Society NYC, and more. He has premiered works by Vicente Hansen Atria, Matthew Schlomowitz, Taylor Brook, Austin Wulliman, Joshua Mastel, Alyssa Regent, and played on the Deutscher Jazz Preis Award winning album “Orlando Furioso” in 2023. He has performed with Anthony Braxton and the Creative Music Orchestra at Darmstadt, JACK Quartet, John Wetton (King Crimson), Patrick Bartley Jr., Immanuel Wilkins, and more. 

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