jazzre:freshed

jazz re:fest 2015 countdown – carmen souza & theo pascal and myriad forest

CARMEN_MYRIAD BLOG

 

Today, we are taking a look at the superlative CARMEN SOUZA & THEO PASCAL and the mysterious young maestros MYRIAD FOREST…

 

SM5zx-ukJQdpxxmObe5VTk1QxIgj3cy2rcMWmyrDB-k

Carmen Souza & Theo Pascal

It is always prudent to approach any new music by Carmen Souza and Theo Pascal with great expectation quite simply because you never know what to expect. Theirs is truly the sound of surprise. Carmen Souza has all the characteristics of a modern expressionist. Her personality and great strength is conveyed in her inimitable singing style, while Theo Pascal’s, ferociously gifted bassist, playing is more rooted in the jazz tradition. Their culture is redolent of Sodade, that aching longing that informs its fishing ethos and yet it rocks with the polyrhythms of its African antecedents.

 

H24sUbA60PsbqP7bzZFmPvWOSsV4sJLpHCrQkvKiUTI

 

Carmen Souza and Theo Pascal are the architects of this unique idiom that is at once wrought from the explosive geography of Cape Verde and the sophistication of mainland Portugal and Britain that has also shaped their musical styles.

Just come with open mind and let the music flow with no expections….

 

NUF7w5GFpbP5t94fEMRsc9N1CKJN80sfOB01fHbB0Wo

 

Carmen Souza & Theo Pascal are…

Carmen Souza: Voice, Guitar, Piano, Rhodes

Theo Pascal: Electric bass & Double Bass

Shane Forbes: Drums

Nathaniel Facey: Sax

 

Website Carmen 

Website Theo 

Twitter Carmen 

Twitter Theo 

Facebook 

 

 

X1YHUscV9rH4q_WBYj6813VqBmja7dvIb90kiJYBfIA

Myriad Forest

In their own words…

“A London based band making intense, ambient, live-electronic spacemusic”.
This young group of musicians have been making waves for quite a while now and are a firm Jazz re:freshed favourite. So much so, that they feature on the latest Jazz re:freshed release – Jazz re:freshed Live Volume one.
Myriad Forest are…

 

Jamie Benzies: Bass

Yussef Dayes: Drums

Tile Gichigi-Lipere: Electronics

 

Website

Twitter

Facebook 

 

Tomorrow, we are profiling London emcee TY and Ezra Collective. The countdown continues…

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

jazzre:freshed

forget what you think you know about jazz

Faith In Geeks

A Drs. Promiscuous Love of Science, Music, Education, Art and Life

The Chill Vibe Experience

Jazz, Funk, and Soul from Atlanta and Beyond

Skoolwerk Apparel Blog

A Music & Culture Lifestyle Brand

The Digital Lightroom

Photography Competition

The Art Collective

Articles, news, competitions & offers. Main website www.theartcollective.com

BREIS

Music and Inspiration

Reddskin

Sewing, making and creating...most of the time.

%d bloggers like this: