Clarinettist Arun Ghosh brings his trademark IndoJazz back to Band on the Wall, featuring the MOBO Award winning pianist, Zoe Rahman.
Tonight’s show is a celebration of the highly anticipated new release of Ghosh’s IndoJazz chamber work, A South Asian Suite. This mesmeric and enchanting six movement suite is inspired by the music, landscape and peoples of Nepal, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, as seen from the viewpoint of a British-Asian from a Northern town.
Pieces from Ghosh’s acclaimed albums ‘Northern Namaste’ and ‘Primal Odyssey’, plus euphoric live favourites comprise the second half.
Conceived in Calcutta, bred in Bolton, matured in Manchester and living in London, Arun Ghosh’s musical style represents his rich cultural heritage. The British-Asian clarinettist and composer is a leading light on the UK jazz scene, captivating audiences and critics with his passionate and dynamic performance style, eloquent musical expression and a healthy dose of rock ‘n’ roll spirit.
His two albums, Northern Namaste (2008) and Primal Odyssey (2011) have seen him celebrated as a renowned innovator of the IndoJazz style. Forthcoming album, A South Asian Suite (a collaboration with Zoe Rahman) looks set to take this even further, and Ghosh is delighted to be presenting this new work in full at Band on the Wall.
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Arun Ghosh – clarinet
Chris Williams – alto saxophone
Zoe Rahman – piano
Liran Donin – double bass
Nilesh Gulhane – tabla
Pat Illingworth – drums
…uproarious and irresistible – Daily Telegraph
Life-affirming music that transcends cultural barriers. – Manchester Evening News
…an upfront mix of South Asian melodies and western street-grooves, driven by a powerful Indo-western rhythm section – The Guardian
…extraordinary charisma and musicianship and a consistently riveting compositional skill – Jazzwise
Lal Qil’ah (The Red Fort) – from the album Primal Odyssey
This unreserved seating and limited standing concert will begin at 8pm but our Picturehouse Cafe Bar is open from 5.30pm for delicious food and drinks.
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