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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The Mat Holborn Trio part of the Giraffe Sessions. Inspired by the pairing of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, the Matt Holborn Trio play gypsy jazz with influences from bebop,swing and Balkan and Romani music. Matt Holborn-violin Harry Diplock-guitar Simon Read-bass
Electronic performances blending persistent melodies and evolving sounds with downtempo beats, MIMBOT performs live improvisations using analog synthesisers to immerse you in his hypnotic soundscape. soundcloud.com/mimbot
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 […]
Giraffe Sessions: Elaha Soroor & Veria Amiri (world) The Giraffe Sessions continue to take us around the world this time bringing Afghan singer Elaha Soroor and Iranian folk musician Veria Amiri. *due to unforseen circumstances Giuliano Modarelli is unable to perform.
An accordion trio inspired by Jazz, French waltzes and Contemporary music, will be exploring various musical styles, while spicing them up with Gypsy jazz traditions. They invite you for a journey full of action and drama, which will change any old beliefs about how accordion music is perceived. Video
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, […]