CONCERT: NOAM VAZANA |IL| & TOMASZ KUKURBA |PL|
Line-up: Noam Vazana (vocal, piano), Tomasz Kukurba (viola)
Noam Vazana, an Israeli singer and a hypnotizing voice with a breath of new life, the artist combines Middle Eastern and North African musical mixtures and her own, hit compositions.
Her daring musical visions include piano and trombone simultaneously. During live concerts, the audience can experience a higher level of timeless compositions and her presence on the stage. Recently, Noam won 2017 Sephardic Award and she is often compared to charismatic voices, such as Nina Simone or Mercedes Sosa.
Vazana debuted with the latest version of Love Migration which reached the top of the 20 bestselling albums on iTunes in 2015. She also performed on the most prestigious world jazz festivals, including Jazzahead DE, North Sea Jazz Festival NL, TEDx NL, Roccella Jazz IT, Tanjazz MA, Caux Intl. Peace Conference CH, Spotkanie muzyczne NL & more.
Tomasz Kukurba is an instrumentalist (viola, percussion, flute) and singer with a unique timbre. A frontman of a leading Polish klezmer and ethno formation, KROKE. Together with his band, he had been cooperating with the famous representatives of the international music scene – Nigel Kennedy, Peter Gabriel, leading world music artists (Natasha Atlas, Urna Chahar-Tugchi, Amir John Haddad – Radio Tarifa) as well as the Polish artists (Anna Maria Jopek, Edyta Geppert, Maja Sikorowska, Tomasz Stańko, Krzesimir Dębski, Krzysztof Herdzin). Together with Kroke, he was awarded “Preis der Deutschen Schalplattenkritik” and performed during the most prestigious international festivals, including WOMAD (England, Canary Islands), E.B.U. Contemporary Folk Festival ROSKILDE (Denmark), Forde Folk Music Festival (Norway), UMEA Folk music Festival (Sweden), Etno Soi 99 (Helsinki-Finland), North Sea Jazz Festival (Holland).
As a solo artist, he gave concerts with Słupsk’s Polska Filharmonia Sinfonia Baltica, collaborated with Grzegorz Turnau, Magda Umer, Ewa Bem, Renata Przemyk, BRAThANKI, Piotrek Wójcicki, Gilbert Gabriel. Together with Nigel Kennedy, he had a guest appearance on “Bach to the future.”
The Small Stage of the Kwadrat Theatre, 138 Marszałkowska St.
Ticketed event | 50 PLN | details: HERE