Yemen Blues (IS)

Tel Aviv, Israel

Band Members
Ravid Kahalani (vocals, percussion, gimbri)
Omer Avital (vocals, oud, bass)
Avi Lebovich (trombone)
Itamar Borochov (trumpet)
Hadar Noiberg (flute)
Rony Iwryn (percussion)
Itamar Doari (percussion)
Hilla Epstain (cello)
Galia Hai (viola)

Shaped by his origins as a Yemeni Jew, the fascinating voice of Ravid Kahalani brilliantly evokes the musical universe of his ancestors. Stretching like a slow caravan crossing the desert, it winds through West African blues and the thousand and one vibrations of the Sahara, Nubian, Gnawi, Touaregs, Saidi and Bambara.

This luscious mix of jazz tonalities, which also crosses into funk, rings out as ...

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