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Flotsam Sessions Present: Tashkezar & The Sages on Thursday 25th October 2018
Tashkezar are a seven-piece superband from across the UK, Egypt, France and Uzbekistan. Their transcultural vibes and explosive fusion sound takes in powerful Mediterranean rhythms, mesmerising Arabic vocals and melodies, punchy Balkan horns and floor-shaking bass lines. Led by the wonderful Mariam Ali, an Egyptian-Montenegrin singer/songwriter who will also be leading Flotsam Sessions' November workshop.
With a basis in traditional East Asian music The Sages - 竹林七贤 draw inspirations from different music elements throughout time and history. Through original composition and adaption of traditional music the band explores the concepts between “East” and “West”, cultural identity and musical genres. Led by Yi Jia and Peadar Connolly-Davey fresh from Flotsam Sessions' October 3rd workshop.
Music from 19:00 - 22:00.
Flotsam Sessions is a community project that joins musicians from diverse backgrounds from all over the world, with a base in traditional folk music. We aim to create cross-cultural dialogue that transcends borders and creates a human space for all. We run workshops, jam sessions and gigs - all with an aim of bringing people together! Our workshops and jam sessions run on the first Wednesday of every month and are free and open to all. Find out more.
Music Genres: Folk, World Music
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