New York-based Israeli flutist Hadar Noiberg will front the next slot in the
Middle East Improv ethnic jazz series, currently in progress at Jerusalem’s
The show, which will take place this Saturday at 9:30 p.m.,
goes by the name of Journey Back Home
, with the material arranged by Noiberg and
taken from the flutist’s album of the same name. She will be backed in Jerusalem
by Lotam Aznar on piano and vocals, acoustic bass player Hagai Bilitzk, and
drummer Shahar Haziza.
Despite spending most of her time Stateside
Noiberg increasingly performs back here, and she has a central role in the
high-energy Yemen Blues crossover band.
Composer-instrumentalist Noiberg has
always incorporated her extensive range of musical sources in her work, weaving
Middle Eastern influences, as well Eastern European, Cuban, Yemenite and
Moroccan material into her musical output. Journey Back Home
is Noiberg’s second
release as leader and places the flute front and center of the sonic
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