Idris Rahman

 

 
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    Idris Rahman is an English clarinettistsaxophonist and music producer. Rahman began his music with influences from Bengali folk, film and popular music from the 1950`s. His main work is as a saxophonist and producer with Soothsayers,  Reggae/ Afrobeat collective, which he co-leads with trumpeter Robin Hopcraft. Soothsayers have released four albums and performed throughout Europe over the past ten years. Rahman is a regular member of the Arun Ghosh sextet and Jonny Phillips' group Oriole and, as a clarinettist. He was involved in his sister Zoe's Where Rivers Meet album and Aidan Love's Forty Thieves Orkestar. Rahman has performed and recorded as a saxophonist with Osibisa, Ayub Ogada, Dodgy, Reem Kelani, Julia Biel and many more jazz and world music/reggae artists. He has also produced and mixed albums, including two Mercury Prize-nominated albums (Zoe Rahman's second album Melting Pot and Basquiat Strings' debut album, with Seb Rochford) and two albums by vocalist Julia Biel, in addition to the Soothsayers albums.

8th Paradise Jazz Festival

 

 

 

By Cyprus Jazz Musicians  &  The Orange Train

Coz` we Love it!

 

 

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