Zoobazar, one of the best world fusion bands in the international scene will be touring Spain. This is part of the Girando por Salas (Gira GPS) series, whicvh brings several bands of various genres to Spanish music clubs.
Zoobazar hails from Madrid, Spain’s multicultural city, and features renowned musicians such as the former Radio Tarifa oud player, La Musgaña’s fiddler, La Shica and Eliseo Parra’s drummer, and the bass player for rock band GN3.
The current line-up includes Amir-John Haddad on oud, bouzouki, saz; Diego Galaz on fiddle, strohviol, mandolin, saw; Pablo Martín Jones on drums and percussion; and Hector Tellini on bass.
Zoobazar’s music straddles various Mediterranean genres (Iberian folk music, Turkish, Balkan, Greek, Middle Eastern, North African) fusing it with western elements such as funk, rock and jazz.
RNE3 Concert Broadcast by TVE2 on January 11, 2012
The band’s debut álbum, titled “Uno” came ourt in 2011
Santiago de Compostela
Borriquita de Belén
Caldas del Rey (Pontevedra)
El Corral de las Cigueñas
Café de las Artes
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.