Results for "Unfading"
by Henning Bolte
The newly formed quartet of German-Afghani vocalist Simin Tander with Swiss-Swedish electric bass guitarist Björn Meyer, Tunisian violinist Jasser Haj Youssef and Swiss drummer Samuel Rohrer from Berlin is a remarkable force field of igniting, merging and amplifying energies, temperaments and temperatures. Tander herself has provided 12 compositions here and three times her own lyrics as ...
by Ian Patterson
Simin Tander's evolution has been fascinating to behold since her impressive debut Wagma (Neuklang Records, 2011), which featured pianist Jeroen van Vliet, bassist Cord Heineking and Etienne Nillesen on drums. The German/Afghan singer's whispered gravitas and keening lyricism on jazz-filtered chanson, Latin American balladry and her poetic originals was captivating enough, but her non-syllabic vocal improvisations ...
By Simin Tander
Label: Jazzhaus Records
Track listing: Hovering Winds; Nargees; Walk Each other Home; Feather/I Am Vertical; Sta Lorey; Walli De Haal Ne Wayee; Unfading; Yar Koh Laro; Deserted; Nana; The Sea Is Near; Breath; Nargees Afterglow; And the Water Stretches Far Away; The Times They Are A Changing.