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Avital Meets Avital at Muziekgebouw Aan 't Ij

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Muziekgebouw Aan 't Ij
Piet Heinkade 1
Amsterdam
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Sun, October 8, 2017
20:30

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A charismatic classical mandolin player and a jazz musician encounter each other in an innovative, sophisticated hybrid of jazz, folk and Middle Eastern tones.

Avi Avital lifts the mandolin to a higher level with his playing. Coming from the world of Vivaldi and Bach, he will now encounter the equally charismatic jazz musician Omer Avital (not related), who doubles on acoustic bass and oud, the Arabic lute. Their innovative hybrid of jazz, folk and Middle Eastern tones will be performed with a sophisticated chamber music approach.

Avi and Omer Avital both come from Jewish-Moroccan families living in Israel and both chose their own unique musical trajectory...

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Onno Beukenhorst uploaded this event on June 21, 2017

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