Encounters Premiere (Jazz South Breakthrough Commissions) Digital Broadcast

Jazz South presents the Breakthrough Sessions – double bill gigs featuring brand new music from talented emerging artists selected for Jazz South’s Breakthrough Commissions. Asha Parkinson presents Encounters, a powerful new suite for saxophone, string quartet, qanun, Arabic percussion and voice. Encounters inhabits an evocative sound world where jazz, Arabic Maqam and contemporary classical music meet with the feminist poetry of Maram Al-Masri. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPHiidge_eY