Alkis  Agathokleous  Quintet

Saturday 19th / August / 2017

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    Alkis Agathokleous Quintet presents EUPNEA, a project which introduces Alkis Agathokleous new compositions. The pieces originate from groundwork of his previous project, Kafeney Houseband, which was collaboration with Savvas Houvartas: distinctive melodies with strong transitions in dynamics, flexible grooves and a modal harmony that allows individual musicians to improvise creatively on the spot. Ney, an instrument with roots in Central Asia several thousand years ago, is the main axis; however, in this case, the Ney is not used as an oriental instrument, but rather as the 'voice' of the electric ensemble. Consequently, the result is a fusion of various genres of music: strong jazz influences, as well as ethnic and stoner stimulus, have always been a characteristic in Agathokleous body of work. Each experimental composition is a distinct album of images, since it progresses according to each musician’s intervention on stage. It is a colourful journey of sound that has several modules and combines East and West with unprecedented mastery.

Alkis Agathokleous ney, Andreas Rodosthenous bass, Andreas Stefanou drums, Elias Ioannou trumpet and Ermis Michael guitar.

 

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Press Release

18th  Paradise  Jazz  Festival

Δελτίο Τύπου

 

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Friday 18/8

 

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Saturday 19/8

 

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By Cyprus Jazz Musicians  &  The Orange Train

Coz` we Love it!

 

 

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