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Program

26 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017

HLASkontraBASS in Tel Aviv

Duo HLASkontraBAS will perform on the occasion of the International Jazz Day in HaSimta Jazz Club and on Ben Gurion Boulevard in Tel Aviv.


26.4. at 21:00 / HaSimta Jazz Club (Mazal Dagim 8, Old Yaffo)
28.4. at 12:00 / Ben Gurion Boulevard, Tel Aviv

Duo consists of Ridina Ahmed - vocals and Petr Tichy - double bass. It is a musical project based on the female voice and the double bass. In Tel Aviv they improvise together with Israeli musicians. Festival is organized in cooperation with Tel Aviv Municipality and HaSimta Jazz Club. Ridina Ahmed will also have a voice workshop in kibbutz Neot Smadar.

© Pavlina Schultz

Photo: Pavlina Schultz

It is a meeting of two experienced figures from the Czech music scene. The musical journeys of Ridina and Petr have been intertwining for almost 20 years - they first met in jazz formations, then they spent several years together in Floex, an internationally recognised project. In 2016, after several years of touring together, they have released a long-awaited album of their compositions.

“Playing in this chamber form is an intense experience. It brings us the rigid constraints of the given instrumental form, but at the same time a great deal of freedom. There´s a fragility and strength, because when there are only two instruments, they can make a very close connection. It is an intense journey to the sheer joy of sound.”

More about HLASkontraBAS

 

© Pavlina Schultz

 

© Pavlina Schultz

 

Venue:

HaSimta Jazz Club / Ben Gurion Boulevard

Date

From: 26 Apr 2017
To: 28 Apr 2017

Organizer:

Czech Center is a coorganizer of the event


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