Passing Clouds is honoured to be welcoming the legendary jazz saxophonist, novelist, political activist and writer Gilad Atzmon to our stage this Saturday. The self-described 'devoted political artist' was born in artist's career has seen a number of awards, accolades and his work is self described as

The Israeli-born artist's work often explores sounds of the Middle East and political themes which has caused controversy, but his album Exile was BBC jazz album of the year in 2003.

[5] Playing over 100 dates a year,[4] he has been called "surely the hardest-gigging man in British jazz."[6] His albums, of which he has recorded thirteen to date,[7]  He has described himself as a

Atzmon and his ensemble have received favorable reviews from Hi-Fi World, Financial Times, The Scotsman, Birmingham Post, The Sunday Times and The Independent.

where his 2007 album Refuge was praised for it's 'raw political passion', humour and 'genre-defying invention'.

Catch the 'brutal and beautiful' Gilad Atzmon and his band The Orient House Ensemble this Saturday at This Is How We Do It: Music for Peace at Passing Clouds. Doors open at 7pm and entry is free and Gilad will be presenting a talk about his book 'The Wondering Who?

Free before 9pm, £5 before 10pm, £10 after

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See you Saturday!




Posted on July 29, 2014 and filed under latest news.