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Nana Simopoulos, the internatonally acclaimed multi- instrumentalist, singer, composer and educator, is presenting her album Skins, her seventh recording
Skins features eight Simopoulos originals, brilliantly performed by a band of world-class jazz musicians and first-class world musicians, including saxophonist Dave Liebman and sarangi maestro Ustad Sultan Khan. The beautifully recorded album draws from sources and influences spanning centuries and the globe, with the composer referencing various cultures and her own past. Simopoulos has played with jazz legends including Don Cherry, Charlie Haden, and Billy Higgins; world music icon Nana Vasconcelos; and appeared with the New York City Opera and RAI Symphony Orchestra. She’s performed in venues from the intimate Café Sabarsky to the imposing Cathedral of Saint John the Divine to the open-air Montreux Jazz Festival.
Nana Simopoulos sitar guitar vocals – Mary Ann Mc Sweeney double bass – George Dimitriadis Drums – Solis Barki percussion – Sam Marlieri sax