Gilad Atzmon

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Gilad Atzmon & The OHE @ London's Hideaway this Saturday

 http://www.hideawaylive.co.uk/gilad-atzmon-saturday-20th-july-2013

Saturday 20th July, Doors 7pm, Show 9pm

Gilad Atzmon - clarinet sax
Yaron Stavi - bass
Eddie Hick - drums
Frank Harrison - piano

 

Gilad Atzmon - musician, writer, and more

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A formidable improvisational array...a jazz giant steadily drawing himself up to his full height...’ The Guardian.

 ‘The best musician living in the world today’ Robert Wyatt


"The Band has created perhaps their most enduring ensemble work yet" Andy Robson Jazzwise ****


"Whether he’s blowing up a storm of notes or gently caressing a ballad, there’s a luminous vitality at the heart of Atzmon’s playing that’s irresistible to the ear" Record Collector ****


 "vibrant and beautiful" Bruce Lindsay All About Jazz

A hard-hitting but wide-ranging set from an admirably tight and robust band led by one of the most charismatic and focused reedsmen on the planet. Chris Parker LondonJazz


'Atzmon has produced his most mature, and in many ways his most diverse, work to date' Ian Mann Jazzmann *****

 'Tensions, surprises, shocks and ambiguities' John Fordham, The Guardian

Atzmon and the excellent pianist Frank Harrison do to the old parsley-sage tune what John Coltrane and McCoy Tyner did to My Favourite Things Irish Time ****


While it is raining (Leonard) Bernstein is waving to a taxi. Mignus who sits on the back seat opens the door for him, he invites Bernstein to come in – This is the musical image of this group.  Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Conjuring an atmosphere of evocative cinematic suggestion BBC Music Review

Peon to a recent past, when urban spaces belonged to the people who lived in them, and cities had distinct emotional characters Financial Times ****

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