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 is educated and entertained by the first date of a tour celebrating the life and music of trumpeter Dizzy Reece performed by pianist Trevor Watkis and a stellar international quintet.
Ian Mann enjoys the final day of the Festival and performances by Flying Machines, the Monty Alexander Trio and Bill Laurance and the WDR Big Band conducted by Bob Mintzer.