Brisbane International Jazz Festival & BEMAC Present: Barbod Valadi Ensemble & Aathmika
08 Jun 2016 | Wednesday 7:30pm to 9:40pm
BARBOD VALADI ENSEMBLE explores Iranian Classical music in the world of Jazz. Featuring a stellar cast of Iranian and Australian artists the ensemble weaves the delicacy and mysticism of Persian musical traditions with the experimentation and sophisticated sounds of Jazz.
Barbod Valadi – compositions and guitar
John Stifulj – saxophones
Louise Denson – piano
Eden Armstrong – double bass
Steve Fischer -drum
AATHMIKA features the talents of three exceptional Brisbane artists who combine their vast musical knowledge by fusing elements of jazz, classical and Indian influences to create a union of soulful holistic sounds.
Sudha Manian – sitar
Rohan Somasekaran – piano
Ravikesh Sigh – tabla
Free Foyer Concert from 6:30pm to 7:15pm featuring Natalie Baker.