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Melange @ Pizza Express 19th october

PostPosted: Thu Oct 09, 2014 11:07 am
by melangearts

Melange bring their North African, Middle Eastern and Balkan jazz infused music to Soho's Pizza Express Jazz Club.

19th October at 1.30pm


Formed by jazz and world music cellist Shirley Smart on returning from 10 years in Jerusalem playing and studying the musics of the region, Melange seamlessly blend popular North African rai and chaabi songs, Gnawa music of the South Moroccan desert, exotic Middle Eastern and Turkish melodies and improvisations, Central Asian folk melodies, and across to the firey Tango of Argentina and the street Choro of Brazil.
Recent performances include the IGNITE series at the Royal Albert Hall National Portrait Gallery, St. Ethelburgas, Songlines Encounters Festival, National Theatre, Green Note, Forge, Rich Mix and the Vortex.
Melange also host the Gypsy Nights World Music Jam Sessions at the Green Note, Ritzy and Crypt, Camberwell.
Melange perform both as an acoustic Quartet of Oud, Cello, Guitar and Percussion though to a full 8 piece band, adding Accordion, Saxophone, Trumpet, and Bass, giving their live shows a huge range and diversity.

Website :

Youtube : Acoustic 4tet

Full Band :
(Concert Set)

Dance Set :

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