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Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble

Long running working group of the Israeli born, London based multi instrumentalist Gilad Atzmon. Celebrating their tenth anniversary in 2010 the group currently consists of Atzmon (reeds, accordion), Frank Harrison (piano, keyboards),Yaron Stavi (bass) and Eddie Hick (drums). Latest album “Songs of the Metropolis” released January 2013.


ARTIST REVIEWS
The Tide Has Changed
The Tide Has Changed

"“The Tide Has Changed” is as good as anything the OHE have produced in their ten year history."

4 out of 5

Album Review


Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble, Black Mountain Jazz, Kings Arms, Abergavenny, 27/11/2011.
Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble, Black Mountain Jazz, Kings Arms, Abergavenny, 27/11/2011.

"Atzmon is a true one off, a musician, writer and political activist who has enriched the UK jazz scene enormously whilst simultaneously creating an entire genre of his own in the process. "

4 out of 5

Live Review


Songs of the Metropolis
Songs of the Metropolis

"Atzmon has produced his most mature, and in many ways his most diverse, work to date."

4-5 out of 5

Album Review


Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble / Ruby Rose, The Swan Hotel, Abergavenny 10/02/2013.
Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble / Ruby Rose, The Swan Hotel, Abergavenny 10/02/2013.

"Manic energy, earthy humour and political comment all topped off by superb musicianship, there's never a dull moment at an Atzmon gig."

4 out of 5

Live Review


Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble, Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton, 07/12/2013.
Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble, Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton, 07/12/2013.

"Atzmon's performances blend strong writing and awesome instrumental technique with a high degree of professionalism, all this leavened by a healthy dose of humour."

4 out of 5

Live Review


The Whistle Blower
The Whistle Blower

"“The Whistle Blower” maintains the high standard established by previous OHE releases as it continues to explore Atzmon's themes of love, loss and belonging."

4 out of 5

Album Review


Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble, ‘Spirit of Trane’, Progress Theatre, Reading, 18/01/2019.
Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble, ‘Spirit of Trane’, Progress Theatre, Reading, 18/01/2019.

""A wonderful evocation of the spirit and enduring legacy of John Coltrane". Guest contributor Trevor Bannister enjoys being challenged by the music of Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble."

4-5 out of 5

Live Review


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