Itamar-Man-Houle World Trio
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A new collaboration featuring internationally renown musicians Itamar Erez (piano & guitar), Liron Man (handpan & percussion), Francois Houle (Clarinet).
ABOUT ITAMAR EREZ
Recipient of the 2014 ACUM prize and the 2014 Landau prize for special achievement in Jazz, Itamar Erez is an internationally renowned composer, guitarist and pianist, whose music has been commissioned and performed by various soloists, ensembles and orchestras throughout the world.
In the last decade, his music is rooted in world music, as well as contemporary jazz. Itamar has released two CDs with his quartet 'The Adama Ensemble: "Desert Song" (2006) &"Hommage" (2010). Itamar also released a Duet CD called "New Dawn" (2013) with Yshai afterman (percussion) and with Antonio Serrano (harmonica) as special guest. Itamar has shared the stage with such artists as Avishai Cohen, Tomatito, Yasmin Levy, Lulo Reinhardt, and others. In 2007 Itamar has joined the group of Turkish Sufi maestro Omar Faruk Tekbilek and is touring with him internationally.
ABOUT FRANCOIS HOULE
Clarinetist François Houle has established himself as one of today's most inventive musicians, in all of the diverse musical spheres he embraces: classical, jazz, new music, improvised music, and world music. Whether he's performing works by Mozart or Messiaen, appearing as a featured soloist with orchestra, or improvising and embracing live, interactive electronics, François demystifies music for audiences everywhere. Inspired by collaborations with the world's top musical innovators, François has developed a unique improvisational language, virtuosic and rich with sonic embellishment and technical extensions.
ABOUT LIRON MAN
Israeli-born world traveller, Liron Man is one of most masterful performers and innovators on the handpan instrument (sometimes called the Hang, or Pantam). He has developed unique and highly developed techniques on the instrument, and has incorporated musical influences from traditions around the world. Liron is also an experienced flamenco guitarist, having lived and studied and performed in Spain for many years. He has impressed many audiences with his musical versatility, both as a soloist and as a musical collaborator.
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