PARADOX TRIO / Matt Darriau
Brooklyn New York
New York based PARADOX TRIO creates original music inspired by Eastern European, Balkan, Gypsy and downtown traditions. In the last seven years...
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- WOMEX 2006
company descriptionNew York based PARADOX TRIO creates original music inspired by Eastern European, Balkan, Gypsy and downtown traditions. In the last seven years the quartet has toured and played major festivals throughout the U.S., Europe and Canada. Gambit, their fourth CD, is now out on the ENJA label
(Munich)and features the Bulgarian kaval virtuoso, Theodosii Spassov. Their cd's are regarded as a music that gives voice to a truly organic fusion of several idioms - unifying the high energy,
complex rhythms and oriental modes of Balkan and Rom (gypsy) music with jazz composition and improvisation. Their 1st CD Paradox Trio was nominated for the prestigious 1996 German critics prize. With:
MATT DARRIAU (KLEZMATICS) -Balkan reeds, Sax
BRAD SHEPIK - guitars,
RUFUS CAPPADOCIA -cello,
SEIDO SALIFOSKI(Mace rom, ivo papsov) dumbek,perc.
- area:#1swiss - france, #2 Benolux+