Simon Spang Band “Rainbow Spirit”
new album out:
Stonetown Boogie ALCD008
Claudia Campagnol, vocals
Maher Mahmoud, oud
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lZQSqU-29Y http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTYlIq3NFCg recorded at the Jahazi Jazz and Literary Festival, Zanzibar 2012
A confluence of jazz and West-African music in which the kora functions as a sort
of tonal center, extended by influences from the East, the Caribbean…
Dawda Jobarteh (Gambia/Denmark) plays with his own sextet ”Wakilo”, Moussa Diallo, Nana Osibio’s ”Asafo”and is a frequent guest with the Pierre Dørge’s ”New Jungle Orchestra” and Palle Mikkelborg….
Thomas Fonnesbech ( DK ) performs with Poul Reimann Trio, Thomas Clausen Trio and Sextet, Mona Larsen, Søs Fenger, Kristian Jørgensen Quartet, Lars Jansson, Jacob Christoffersen, Christian Sands,…
Ayi Solomon (Ghana/Denmark) played with”Classic Vibe”, and since then with a.o.”New Jungle Orchestra”, John Sund, Susi Hyldgaard, Katrine Suwalski, Moussa Diallo, “Himmerland”…
Niclas Campagnol, (SE,DK,IT) performs with: Poul Reimann Trio, Antonio Farao, The Organizers, Jørgen Emborg, Bo Stief, Dawda Jobarteh Band,Tomas Franck, Cecilie Nordby ….
Simon Spang-Hanssen, (Denmark), has played with John Tchicai, Jan Kaspersen, Ben Besiakov, Jesper Lundgaard, Alex Riel, Nguyên Lê, Richard Bona, Billy Hart,Nenê Baterista, Edouard Ferlet, Mario Canonge, Linley Marthe, Xavier Desandre, Bob Rockwell… his own groups: ”Central Earth”,”Maaneklar”, 5-tet, Ear Witness …
Claudia Campagnol, har performed/recorded with a.m. : Stewie Wonder (backingvocals), Gerard Pesencer, Peter Bernstein,
Jeff Richmann, Kalman Olah, Robert Lakatos, Arild Andersen, Andrew Strong, Marc Bernstein, Nils Landgren, Jørgen
Emborg, Håkan Rydin, Lennart Gruvstedt, Tomas Franck, Jan Lundgren, Helge Albin, Peter Asplund, Carl Winther
Alain Apaloo, Elias Kjälvik…
Maher Mahmoud ,born in Syria in 1986 and currently lives in Denmark. He’s a composer and Oud player graduated from The Higher Institute of Music in Damascus 2010 where he studied the Oud instrument and both classical western and eastern music.He has played many solo concerts and many others with different bands playing Arabic, classic and jazz music in different countries around the Middle East and Europe with among athers Morten Carlsen’s “Dunia”, Chappe’s “Blood, Sweat Bass & Drums Big Band as a guest with Palle Mikkelborg and Dave Liebman. He released his 1st album “Mirage” in Damascus 2010.