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Melange @ SOAS 13th November 2015

PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2015 5:02 pm
by melangearts
MELANGE

13th November
7pm
FREE ENTRY

Melange seamlessly blend music from North Africa, Turkey, Iraq, Egypt, and Greece with Central Asian folk melodies, across to the fiery tango of Argentina and the street choro of Brazil. Their fresh approach adds touches of jazz improvisation, dynamic arrangements and on-stage interaction. Formed by cellist Shirley Smart on returning from 10 years in Jerusalem playing and studying the musics of the region, Melange is now a true reflection of modern cosmopolitanism and comprises musicians from Greece, Spain, Morocco, Iraq, Italy and the UK.

For SOAS Melange will perform as an acoustic quartet of oud, cello, guitar and percussion.
They will be joined by accordionist Maurizio Mianrdi.
They will be playing tracks from both their first CD, "Random Roads" as well as their second album due for release this autumn.

You Tube : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYZBg8Dnpbw

SoundCloud : https://soundcloud.com/melange-collective

EVENT LINK : https://www.soas.ac.uk/music/events/con ... eyond.html