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Bahla

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Formed by Venezuelan pianist Joseph Costi and English
guitarist Tal Janes, London based group Bahla break new
ground with their mix of cinematic jazz entangled with
Jewish folklore. Interested in how migration and
displacement shapes cultures, their debut album Imprints
finds a way to embrace multiculturalism. Across the album,
a distinctive palette is underset by a bold and dynamic
rhythm section, while radiant vocals – echoing the modal
form of Jewish prayer music – rise and fall over searching,
delicate melodies on keys and guitar.

Press
‘A truly unique and beautiful record’ - The Line of Best Fit
‘Arrestingly different’ - MOJO
‘Such a delightful mix of influences coming together!’ - ESKA

Ines Loubet – Voice/Percussion, Tal Janes – Guitar, Joseph Costi – Piano/Keys
Andrea Di Biase – Double Bass, Ben Brown – Drums