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Fri, 04 Nov


Bar Oussou

Max König

The saxophonist cuts a towering figure swaying back and forth, threading a rich mystical tapestry of ornamentations, blowing rapid fire, stream-of-consciousness improvisations.” Inspired by jazz giants and the great canon of Jewish and middle eastern music, Max König’s ensemble are a unique sound

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Max König
Max König

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04 Nov 2022, 10:00 pm

Bar Oussou, 653 Sydney Rd, Victoria VIC 3056, Australia

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The saxophone firm in his grasp, he cuts a towering figure, swaying back and forth in a mystical trance. One moment he is serenading the audience with sweet, sonorous, meditative tones, another moment he threads a rich tapestry of ornamentations, then he blows the house down with rapid fire, stream-of-consciousness sketches, shapes and guttural bellowing. Max König is a unique sound, sight and spirit to behold.

Drawing inspiration from the giants of jazz and the great canon of jewish and middle eastern music, Max König and his ensemble aim to create a distinctive sound by combining ancient tradition with modern sounds and improvisation.

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