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Anouar Brahem

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).


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Blue Maqams
Blue Maqams

"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. "

4-5 out of 5

Album Review


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Friday at Brecon Jazz Festival, 10/08/2018.

Friday at Brecon Jazz Festival, 10/08/2018.

Ian Mann enjoys the first full day of the resurgent Brecon Jazz Festival and performances by Trefor Owen and Andy Hulme, Hot Club Gallois, Ian Shaw, and the Festival Big Band led by Gareth Roberts.


New Generation Jazz - ‘Showcase Wales’, Brecon Jazz Club, The Muse Arts Centre, Brecon, 10/07/2018.

New Generation Jazz - ‘Showcase Wales’, Brecon Jazz Club, The Muse Arts Centre, Brecon, 10/07/2018.

Ian Mann enjoys an evening of original music played by students of the RWCMD in Cardiff with sets from Josh Heaton's Mouth of Words, Skeleton Leaf and the Norman Willmore Quintet.


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