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Liran Donin’s 1000 Boats

Bass player, composer and producer Liran Donin and his band 1000 Boats are returning to the Vortex for one night only. 8 Songs released on September 21 on Cavalo Records, to rave reviews, including –
Best 10 Jazz Albums of 2018″ by The Guardian 
“10 Best Releases of 2018” by Jazzwise mag  
“EXCEPTIONAL ALBUM” **** Jazz Album of The Month, John Fordham, The Guardian
“Cultural and musical statement of fierce beauty” **** Nick Hasted, Jazzwise 
“Excellent debut” **** Roger Farbey, All About Jazz

With a distinctive power house groove and a virtuosic approach to the double bass, Donin brings the bass to the forefront and directs the music from there.featuring some of UK’s best up and coming musicians, including Alex Hitchcock (tenor) Chris Williams (alto), Maria Chiara Argirò (piano)  and  Ben Brown on drum, Together they are striking a perfect balance between composition and improvisation and present this highly energetic and unique genre bending outfit whilst drawing on influences from Donins’ musical background and inspirations, from across Sub Saharan and north Africa, and travel back all the way to melodic and contemporary indie folk  and raw Americana.  This promises to be a sold out concert not to be missed  –  book your ticket in advance.

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