Anouar Brahem – Into The Blue

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On Blue Maqams, his latest all-star ECM summit founded on traditional Middle-Eastern modes, Tunisian oudist Anouar Brahem has hooked-up with British pianist and recent Jazzwise cover star Django Bates, and again with his regular rhythm pairing of Jack DeJohnette and Dave Holland. Kevin Le Gendre spoke to Brahem about his stellar quartet's simpatico strategies and how its members' disparate cultures led to the cultivation of a work defined by its collective virtuosity and the worldview visions of its leader

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