Dhafer Youssef new album Abu Nawas Rhapsody (Jazzland/ Universal
) was released in February 2010 and features three exciting musicians: Tigran Hamasyan, the young Armenian shooting star on piano, Chris Jennings, a Canadian double bass player living in Paris, and New York drummer Mark Guiliana. On the new album we can hear MarkвЂ™s trademark combination of energetic rhythmic multiple layers with a sense of calm and serenity and DhaferвЂ™s voice echoing the immensity of divine bliss.1. Sacre "The Wine Ode Suite"
This very special mix of musical elements and creative talent produces a soundscape that is new and original. With the musiciansвЂ™ commitment to exploring and experimenting paired with their subtleness and courage to be silent, this is sure to catch the attentive ear of any listener.