Bahla + Daphna Sadeh Quartet: Cambridge Jazz Festival

Saturday 24 November 2018
St Andrew's Street Baptist Church
The 2018 Cambridge Jazz Festival presents Bahla + Daphna Sadeh Quartet

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Formed by Venezuelan pianist Joseph Costi and English guitarist Tal Janes, London based group Bahla break new ground with their mix of cinematic jazz entangled with Jewish folklore. Interested in how migration and displacement shapes cultures, their debut album Imprints finds a way to embrace multiculturalism. Across the album, a distinctive palette is underset by a bold and dynamic rhythm section, while radiant vocals – echoing the modal form of Jewish prayer music – rise and fall over searching, delicate melodies on keys and guitar. 
Inês Loubet - Voice 
Tal Janes - Guitar
Joseph Costi - Piano
Andrea Di Biase - Double Bass
Ben Brown - Drums
​The accomplished double bass player and composer Daphna Sadeh will feature her new Electro Ethno Jazz music with the Cambridge jazz Quartet. The group creates a fusion of Jazz, Folk and Gypsy music and improvisation with exciting mediterranean and funk grooves.
​Daphna Sadeh - Double Bass  
Julian Landymore - Saxophones
Colin Medlock - Guitars
Steve Hynes - Drums
"Arrestingly different" MOJO
"Such a delightful mix of influences coming together!" ESKA
"Beautifully realized music, calm and ruminative, full of invention and ideas" Transient Life 
"Exciting new band... truly distinctive and original" Ian Mann
"It's unlike anything we've ever heard before" JR Magazine


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16:00 - 18:30

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