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Aleka At Arthurs at Arthur's Blues and Jazz

Aleka Potinga uploaded this event on May 10, 2016


Arthur's Blues and Jazz
28 Thomas Street
01 402 0914


Wed, June 1, 2016

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Blue Moods are delighted to present Aleka live at Arthurs on June 1st.

'Fresh sounds with eastern tinges' - The Irish Times

'Experience, delight, vocation, hardwork, emotion, recreation, variation, improvisation – all of these revealed a moment of musical quality' – MagmaNews (Romania)

Aleka- Vocals, Cello
Chris Guilfoyle - Guitar
Kevin Higgins - Bass
Brendan Doherty - Drums

Aleka is a Romanian vocalist, cellist, composer and lyricist who draws influence from her home country, using folk melodies interspersed with jazz harmony and eastern rhythms as well as her experience in the classical music world inspired by renowned figures such as Debussy or Bella Bartok. The approach of the band may seem like it adheres to the traditional sentiments of a vocal jazz quartet however it is influenced by a broad spectrum of styles from the roots of jazz to the contemporary reaches of pop music, along with original material, the project presents the bands' own take on pop hits from artists like Michael Jackson, Bjork or Nick Drake....

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