'Ndiaz

(France)

'Ndiaz by Vincent Paulic
'Ndiaz by Sylvain Gripoix
  • artist:'Ndiaz
  • event type:WOMEX 18 Showcase
  • date:27 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
  • time:13:00 - 13:45
  • city/area:Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
  • venue:Daycase Stage, Sala Canarias, INFECAR
  • country:Spain
  • event posted by:Piranha Arts

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With a wealth of experience in a wide range of musical backgrounds the four members of ‘Ndiaz come together to realise their vision of dance-inducing, acoustic trance music; a blend of sounds drawing on Brazilian forró, Middle Eastern jazz, Indian rhythms and Romanian doina, skilfully distilled through a Breton filter.

Trumpeter, bombardista, flautist and tuba player, Youn Kamm was formerly a member of digital folk experimentalists Alembig Electric and also plays with Ibrahim Maalouf; percussionist Jerome Kerihuel studied his art in India and has played with many leading Breton artists; saxophonist Timothée Le Bour is a ubiquitous presence in many projects as well as his Le Bour-Bodros group; accordionist Yann Le Corre unites traditions of Brazil and Brittany.

Together, their singular sound has become a highlight of the major festnoz gatherings in Brittany and further afield.

Yann Le Corre - accordion
Youn Kamm - trumpet, saxhorn
Timothée Le Bour - saxophones
Jérôme Kerihuel - percussion