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Be Our Guest: Deepak Ram

Be-Our-Guest-1533-deepak ramWin tickets to see Deepak Ram at Kuumbwa Jazz on SantaCruz.com

Deepak Ram’s first flute was made out of a drainpipe with holes drilled arbitrarily along the sides. These days, the South African-born flutist of Indian heritage plays a magnificent collection of flutes in a style that blends classical Indian, trance, jazz, electronic and international styles. On Thursday, Aug. 27, Ram is joined by virtuoso guitarist Mimi Fox, bassist Dan Robbins, and percussionist Steve Robertson. 

INFO: 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27. Kuumbwa Jazz, 320-2 Cedar St., Santa Cruz. $15/adv, $20/door. 427-2227.

WANT TO GO? Go to santacruz.com/giveaways before 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 21 to find out how you could win a pair of tickets to the show.

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