Tunisian born oud player and occasional vocalist signed to ECM Records. His latest album “Blue Maqams” (2017) features an international quartet including Dave Holland (double bass), Django Bates (piano) and Jack DeJohnette (drums).
"A remarkable album that looks destined to become an ECM classic. Brahem’s writing is both melodic and accessible but it’s the performances that help to take the music to a whole other level. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann on performances by Vula Viel, Yazz Ahmed, David Sanborn, Hanna Paulsberg, Madeleine Peyroux and two exceptional 'Trios With A Twist', one from Cuba, the other from France.
Ian Mann on performances by Paris / Birmingham Jazz Exchange, Alfa Mist, John Surman's Brass Project, Dan Weiss & Starebaby, Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya, Vels Trio, Joshua Redman and Michael Formanek.