Mon 4 December 2017 | 8:45 pm - 11:59 pm
Pasaz - Allenby 94, Tel Aviv, 73 NIS
After spending the past 15 years working at the forefront of New York City’s Jazz scene while performing, recording and touring with some of the world’s top afro-cuban, Latin and Salsa artists, flute virtuoso Itai Kriss fuses the sounds of his native Israel with those of his adopted homelands in the Americas to bring you TELAVANA.
From the desert shores of Israel to the tropical beaches of Cuba, Telavana bridges the musical spheres of the Middle East and the Caribbean by combining Timba, Soul, North African music and Jazz to create a unique and lively mix of rhythms and textures.
“ Telavana is really a synthesis of my own musical identity, as it is a manifestation of my different cultural roots. As a Jazz musician born and raised in Israel, and coming of age in the Latin music scene in New York City, it feels natural to express where I came from, what I’ve been doing and the things I’m inspired by in a single band, and this is it”