[Hull Jazz Festival 28th Summer Edition]

Alina Bzhezhinska Hip Harp Quartet

Alina Bzhezhinska – harp, electronics

Mikele Montolli – electric bass

Adam Teixeira – drums

Joel Prime – percussion

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With special guest vocalist Vimala Rowe

Internationally renowned harpist Alina Bzhezhinska has a built a reputation for innovation since she stormed onto the UK music scene with her quartet in 2017.

For this new project, she creates a unique sound on the harp with electronics and loop pedals, supported by a new quartet line-up.

Through original works and covers, she pays homage to some of jazz, funk and hip-hop’s greatest innovators. Her new quartet draws from a variety of influences, including Dorothy Ashby’s Afro-harping, Alice Coltrane’s spiritual outputs and Sun Ra’s jazz experimentation; as well as 90’s trip-hop and Kuti-esque Afrobeat rhythms. 

 

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Festival Saturday Saver: See all three Saturday shows at Hull Truck Theatre for or £36 (students and under-26s £15)

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‘Bzhezhinska shares with Alice (Coltrane) a mastery of the jazz harp.’

Will Hodgkinson, The Times