Keyif (Atlas Maior, 2015)
American world fusion band Atlas Maior has released a 3-track EP titled Keyif. The recording features three oud and saxophone-fueled pieces inspired by jazz and Turkish music.
The lineup includes Charlie Lockwood on oud; Joshua Thomson on alto saxophone, flutes; Ted Camat on percussion; and Gary James on bass.
On Keyif, Atlas Maior deliver insistent jazz saxophone energy with a Middle Eastern flavor.
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Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV 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 albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.