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Live Concerts

Jussi Reijonen: un / Juan Pérez Rodríguez (Experimento Flamenco)

Event Date: 
Friday, June 14, 2013 - 10:00pm
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Jussi Reijonen: un

Jussi Reijonen - fretless/fretted guitar, oud
Utar Artun - piano
Bruno Råberg - acoustic bass
Tareq Rantisi - percussion
Sergio Martínez - percussion

Bringing together five seasoned musicians from Finland, Turkey, Sweden, Palestine and Spain, Jussi Reijonen: un traverses the boundaries between musical cultures, paying tribute to the traditions of American and Scandinavian jazz and the folk musics of the Middle East and Africa in its search for new sounds and textures.

Reijonen’s original music draws from a wide pool of influences and experiences gathered growing up in five different countries on three different continents; in both his original compositions and his playing, the open spaces and silences of Scandinavia effortlessly rub shoulders with the maqamat of the Arab world and the rhythmic richness of India and West Africa, creating a truly enchanting musical mosaic.

Juan Pérez Rodríguez (Experimento Flamenco)

Juan Pérez Rodríguez - piano
Marika Galea - bass
Juan Ale Saenz - drums

Juan Pérez Rodríguez is presenting his new project "Experimento Flamenco", approaching flamenco and mediterranean sounds from a very distinctive perspective, and incorporating Jazz improvisation on it. The Flamenco raised musician, and also Jazz and Classical player is extracting the sonorities from Andalucia, and setting them in present times by using wings of improvisation. His concepts can be seen multiples ways, still keeping the originality.