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Niogi is a contemporary jazz duo who performs original pieces using a combination of acoustic instruments and synthesizers. Soulful, beautiful, and passionate is how the music of Niogi is described. The music that Niogi produces features a perfect balance of acoustic and electronic jazz. Guy Shkolnik and Omri Abramov of Niogi have been both composing music together since 2012. Both create pieces that are unique, and they always bring the right kind of energy to every stage they set foot in. "I saw Niogi at the Ingolstadt Jazz Festival and loved their sound, compositions and overall performance

Landing

Label: Alessa Records Jazz & Art
Released: 2017
Track listing: Getting It Wrong And Right; Jan's Balloon; Mercury Enters Virgo; Faces; Images (Opening, Osaka, Turning Point, Landing, Reunion).

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Niogi: Landing

Read "Landing" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Israeli group Niogi describes themselves as an “instrumental band," leaving the question of musical genre open. But their sound is firmly placed in the ECM contemporary jazz world: “Jan's Balloon" opens with a sound like whistling from Omri Abramov's EWI (electronic wind instrument), playing a tuneful theme reminiscent of the Americana of the Pat Metheny Group. ...


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