Afro-Baghdad Expression
Jewish Music from Iraq and Ethiopia
Aug 9 Thu 8 p.m. @Zughafen Halle 6  [YSW goes Erfurt]
Admission: 19.50 € / 10.50 €
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Aug 10 Fri 8 p.m. @mon ami
Admission: 19.50 € / 10.50 €
>> Tickets online

The Iraqi-Jewish and Ethiopian-Jewish musical diasporas meet in this one-of-a-kind, all-star band.
Today, both the Iraqi and Ethiopian Jewish communities have made a new home in Israel, where they contribute their unique sounds to the multicultural kaleidoscope of music in Israel today.
With a contemporary sound that blends Ethiopian melody and Middle Eastern rhythm, the soaring songs and improvisations of Afro-Bagdad Expression are anchored in irresistible grooves. An all-star ensemble, each musician in the band is a recognized virtuoso in his field.
Line up:
Yair Dalal (IL) - voice, oud, violin
Yossi Fine (IL) - bass guitar
Abate Berihun (IL/ETH) - voice, saxophone
Ben Aylon (IL) - voice, percussion, ngoni
Adugna Guadie (IL/ETH) - vocals and masinko
special guest: Alan Bern (USA/D) -  accordion