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Giraffe Sessions: Tantz – Fri 14th July, 8pm

Over the last few years, Leeds’ based klezmer/Balkan beats/gypsy jazz bohemians Tantz have taken the UK world/roots music scene apart with their full-on musical attack on audiences across the length and breadth of this nation. With awesome musical chops, an energy not seen since punk rock’s halcyon days and ability to turn a gentle world […]

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Giraffe Sessions: Kadialy Kouyate & Al MacSween – Fri 21st April, 8pm

Giraffe Sessions present an intimate night of acoustic West-African griot music featuring a new collaboration between virtuoso Kora player / vocalist, Kadialy Kouyate and renowned pianist Al MacSween. Kadialy Kouyate is a musician, a singer songwriter inspired by the West African Griot repertoire. Born into the great line of Kouyate Griots in Southern Senegal, Kadialy’s […]

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Giraffe Sessions: Melange – Sat 14th January, 8pm

The Giraffe Sessions with Melange…. Melange seamlessly blend music from North Africa, the Middle East and Mediterranean, incorporating jazz improvisation and dynamic arrangements. Formed by cellist Shirley Smart, after 10 years in Jerusalem studying and playing the music of the region Melange is a true reflection of modern cosmopolitanism, comprising musicians from Greece, Spain, Morocco, […]

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