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Anouar Brahem: Le voyage de Sahar

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Grande virtuoso dell'oud e ormai da molti anni alfiere dell'etichetta ECM, il tunisino Anouar Brahem prosegue con questo Le voyage de Sahar il suo viaggio tra i piú disparati scenari musicali, che lo ha visto collaborare con artisti del calibro di Jan Garbarek, John Surman, Barbaros Erköse, Dave Holland. Questa volta, come raramente gli accade, si ...

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Anouar Brahem: Le Voyage de Sahar

Read "Le Voyage de Sahar" reviewed by Budd Kopman

Tunisian oudist Anouar Brahem has recorded for ECM since 1990; Le Pas du Chat Noir (2002) achieved the most critical acclaim. The trio which made that record comes together again for Le Voyage de Sahar, creating an understated tour de force that builds on the former album. While the “ECM sound" very much helps create the ...

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Anouar Brahem: Le Voyage de Sahar

Read "Le Voyage de Sahar" reviewed by Nenad Georgievski

Many of ECM's standout albums are a result of rich confluences of jazz, classical and world music sensibilities. The authors of those albums have a thorough, deep knowledge and understanding of each tradition, and most of the time the intersections between the different traditions are blessed with good results.

Such is the case with Anouar Brahem. ...

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Anouar Brahem: Le Voyage de Sahar

Read "Le Voyage de Sahar" reviewed by John Kelman

Anouar Brahem's last international release, Le Pas du Chat Noir (ECM, 2002), was something of a watershed for the Tunisian oudist. Earlier records like Khomsa (ECM, 1995) and Thimar (ECM, 1998) found him exploring the nexus between traditional Middle Eastern harmonies and a more open-minded improvisational approach with artists like reed player John Surman, bassists Dave ...

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Anouar Brahem Trio: Le Voyage de Sahar

Read "Le Voyage de Sahar" reviewed by Jeff Dayton-Johnson

Tunisian master Anouar Brahem plays the oud, an eleven or twelve-string lute at the center of small-group Arabic classical music; he has impressive credentials in the jazz domain, having recorded with Jan Garbarek, John Surman and David Holland. Le Voyage de Sahar is Brahem's eighth original ECM release as a leader, and his second with a ...