DATE: June 14, 2006
TIME: 8:00 pm
LOCATION: Lyth Arts Centre
Deva (world music) June 14, 2006

DevaDeva

  • Trevor Warren guitars
  • Christian Garrick violins
  • Jonty Fisher basses
  • Neil Craig tabla, percussion
  • Peter MacDonald mridungham, percussion

“Visionary Indian-Jazz fusion with an electric edge, significantly better tunes than anyone else currently occupying that niche, and some superlative virtuoso playing” The Bath Bell 2006 A collective of musicians from all corners of the world with a mutual aim to explore traditional elements of shared musical influences combining World, Jazz and Rock music. Formed by guitarist Trevor Warren in 1998, they have recorded 2 albums, Earth and The Rainbow Sea. Their music has been used in television, and they have performed throughout the UK including 2 concerts at the Glastonbury Festival in 2005. The sonic palette of this instrumental 5-piece is startling in its variety and vibrancy. Nylon string guitar, electric guitar, violin, electric violin, double and electric basses accent melodic and harmonic strands while tabla, jembe, mridungham plus a whole array of percussion demarcate rhythmic structures. The net result is a sound that soothes, tantalizes and inspires…

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