Alina Bzhezhinska Hip Harp Quintet
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Featuring Jay Phelps (Trumpet)
Internationally renowned harpist Alina Bzhezhinska has built a reputation for innovation. For this new project, she’s created a unique sound on the harp with effect pedals and electronics, supported by Mikele Montolli (bass) and Joel Prime (percussion) and featuring innovative trumpeter Jay Phelps.
Through a combination of original works and covers, she pays homage to some of jazz, funk and hip-hop’s greatest innovators. Her new quintet draws from a variety of influences, including the likes of Dorothy Ashby’s Afro-harping, Alice Coltrane and Sun Ra, as well as 90s trip-hop and Kuti-esqe Afrobeat rhythms.
“Alina Bzhezhinska… a modern-day supremo, is the among the best contemporary harpists” Evening Standard
“Alina Bzhezhinska… throws a spellbinding party to awaken the senses” London Jazz News