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About the Event
Founded by Greek brothers Thodoris and Nikos Ziarkas in 2013, the music combines their mutual interest in composing music that the influence of their native Mediterranean upbringing whilst weaving through the liberating paths of free improvisation.
‘It’s wonderful to hear the two worlds of freedom and space; discipline and musical intelligence brought together’ writes Rob Edgar for the LondonJazz News about their first release.
A diverse rhythmic language and a vast variety of sonic possibilities combining acoustic and electronic aesthetics are brought into the compositions. The eclectic material is embraced by each member’s unique approach and creativity, exploring collectively the group’s musical boundaries.
James Allsopp -bass clarinet/tenor saxophone
Sam Warner -trumpet/flugehorn
Nikos Ziarkas - guitar/electronics
Gaspar Sena - drums
Thodoris Ziarkas – doublebass
‘’[...] the collective expression that attracts me the most with Valida Calda since it is quite unique‘’
Tor Hammero, Tor De Jazz, Norway
‘’[...] Their vision... It’s typically one of majesty ‘’
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