Shai Maestro Trio in Leeds
Shai Maestro Trio
Leeds College Of Music, Leeds
Saturday 20th July 2019, £10.00
Shai Maestro is one of the most talented pianists of his generation. Famous for his work with bassist Avashi Cohen, Shai has shaped a strong and unique personal identity of his own making his trio one of the most powerful and harmonious groups in the jazz today. The trio also features young and fellow Israeli Ofri Nehemya (drums) and Peruvian bassist Jorge Roeder.Frank Harrison (piano) and Brigitte Beraha (vocals) offer an exciting new collaboration. Harrison is one of the leading jazz pianists of his generation, know for his ‘lucid, intelligent, spacious and beautifully controlled’ (Jazzwise) playing. Beraha is now recognised as one of the most versatile and exciting vocalists on the UK jazz scene, with ‘Norma Winstone-like subtlety and precision’ (Guardian). Together, their music is melodic, romantic and understated, sometimes playful and sometimes dark but always striving for beauty.
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