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Live Review

Naissam Jalal - The Quest of the Invisible at Savoy Theater in Helsinki

Read "Naissam Jalal - The Quest of the Invisible at Savoy Theater in Helsinki" reviewed by Anthony Shaw


Naissam Jalal -The Quest of the Invisible Savoy Theater Helsinki, Finland February 22, 2022 Naissam Jalal was everything this audience needed on a very snowy February evening in downtown Helsinki. Not only had the concert already been postponed for two years, but it happened to coincide with the second major snowstorm in as many weeks, dumping 15 inches of snow across the city, bringing this normally very snow-savvy city near to gridlock.

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Album Review

Naïssam Jalal: Un autre monde

Read "Un autre monde" reviewed by Henning Bolte


Some may see the flute as an odd one out in jazz. For France that certainly does not apply. France has Michel Edelin from the older generation and, for example, Magic Malik, Eve Risser, Sylvaine Hélary and Naïssam Jalal from the younger. A flautist needs good sonic allies to embed flute sounds in and/or a strong groove to fly on. Naïssam Jalal, the Franco-Syrian flautist, has both to a high degree as part of her greater talents as ...


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