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Liran Donin’s 1000 Boats Album Launch

Celebrating his much anticipated debut album launch of acclaimed Israeli bass player, composer and producer Liran Donin (LedBib, Polar Bear, Mulatu Astatke, The Unthanks, Chrissie Hynde and many more). Donin brings the bass to the forefront and directs the music from there, with his distinctive powerhouse grooving,  but also there is melodic and contemporary indie folk like music to be found here, casting these five musicians in an highly original intriguing new light. Together they are striking a perfect balance between composition and improvisation and present this highly energetic and unique jazz outfit whilst drawing on influences from Donins’ musical background and inspirations, from across Sub- Saharan Africa, Jewish Ladino and travel back all the way to simple folk songs and raw Americana. Backed by London’s most exciting new voices This London debut promises to be an event not to be missed.

Liran Donin – double bass and vocals

Chris Williams – alto sax

Josh Arcoleo – tenor sax

Maria Chiara Argirò – piano

Ben Brown – drums

“..Virtuosic bass guitarist ..” John Fordham The Guardian “..Compellingly hypnotic double bass ..”  Sean Kitchin The Quietus 

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