Mauricio Velasierra Quintet (featuring Amira Kheir) FREE ENTRY at The Front Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall.
The Front Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall
Mauricio Velasierra Quintet ft. Amira KheirFriday 21 September 2012 @ 5.30pm
South Bank, London SE1 9PX
With diverse influences ranging from African music to jazz, and science to poetry, his storytelling compositions are a rich mixture of largely unexplored Andean rhythms combined with contemporary melodies and harmonies.
With Velasierra's direction and feverishly passionate improvisations, his quintet conjures up a world of truly evocative sounds and deeply moving images.
Also featuring special guest, Sudanese-Italian vocalist Amira Kheir.