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Laura Macdonald And Zoe Rahman at Traverse Theatre

Courtesy of Jane-Ann Purdy | Posted on February 23, 2024


Traverse Theatre
10 Cambridge Street

Laura Macdonald And Zoe Rahman at Traverse Theatre


Mon, April 8, 2024

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“Her sound is drenched with originality and jazz legitimacy … a world class artist, composer and performer… Zoe shines as one of Britain’s most powerful compositional voices and important contemporary artists” – Ivors Academy

“Whatever the material, Macdonald impresses, particularly on alto saxophone. She rides the fire of the cracking rhythm section with both grace and passion, now holding long, full tones, now flowing sinuously through the changes, employing an intelligently measured sense of dynamics throughout” – Michael Tucker

We are delighted to welcome one of contemporary jazz’s most inspired musical pairings. Saxophonist Laura Macdonald and pianist Zoe Rahman have performed in a duo setting over a number of years and come together for this concert to explore new, original compositions. Expect a mix of Celtic and Indian influences together with classic jazz. It will be a totally unique performance. Here’s some background …...

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