All About Jazz

Home » Music » Track of the Day

13

Pnima by Omer Ashano

From the album

Album Title: Alive In New York
By: Omer Ashano
Omer Ashano Music
Released: 2019
Duration: 00:42:00

Listen


DOWNLOAD TRACK | Sign in to view listen count

Fiona's Comments

Dervishly moving violin bound to an emotive, contemporary trio. Lively and engaging.

About the Album

Pnima is the fourth track in Omer Ashano's debut EP "Alive In New York". The tune, composed by Ashano, is mainly influenced by African pop music derived from the styles of Congolese Rumba and Sungura which are heavy guitar-driven genres in popular West and East African music. Pnima in Hebrew means "inwards". The EP consists of four original pieces and two jazz standards arranged by Ashano, “Tenderly” and “All The Things You Are,” which features three other young and talented musicians: Juan Vidaurre on guitar, Solomon Gottfried on double bass and Roy Ben Yosef on drums. The album’s original tunes were composed during different periods of Ashano’s life, yet are unified by the same element of raw and intuitive emotional expression rather than attempting to depict a concept or idea. Being a folklore music enthusiast, he was always greatly influenced by the sense of simplicity and authenticity found in traditional music of different cultures and that essence is sought after in his playing and composition.

Track Listing

1. Go Find A Place of Peace 2. Stimulations 3. All The Things You Are 4. Pnima 5. Tenderly 6. Ani Toda

Personnel

Omer Ashano: violin Juan Vidaurre: guitar Solomon Gottfried: double-bass Roy Ben Yosef- drums

Date featured

May 31, 2019

This track appears by permission of the contributing artist and/or record company.
It is for personal use only; no other rights are granted or implied.

About Omer Ashano
Articles | Calendar | Discography | Photos | More...

Shop for Music

Start your music shopping from All About Jazz and you'll support us in the process. Learn how.

Track of the day

Blues For All
Blues For All

Luke Gillespie

Obergefell
Obergefell

Ezra Weiss

Mystery Rising
Mystery Rising

Rez Abbasi