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Roni Ben-Hur Trio: 22.07.2014

An International Jazz Subscribe
presents the project to support the jazz festival
under the patronage of the embassy of Israel in Ukraine

Roni Ben-Hur Trio (the USA Brazil Israel)

Kiev July 22, 7.30 p.m.

The members of the trio:

Allan Harris vocal, guitar
Roni Ben-Hur guitar
Duduka da Fonseca drums
Ark Ovrutski bass

All the information by the numbers: (067) 430-73-06; (044) 287-87-87
You can book or buy the tickets at the box offices and online:

You can listen to Roni Ben-Hurs records here

You can listen to Duduka da Fonsecas records here

You can listen to Ark Ovrutskis works here:

You can book or buy the tickets at the box offices and online:

All the information by the numbers:
(067) 430-73-06; (044) 287-87-87

Roni Ben-Hur (guitar ) - one of the leading and most demanded jazz guitarists of the world stage. The first album "Anna's Dance" ( 2001), which Roni recorded with pianist Barry Harris, saxophonist Charles Davis, bassist Walter Booker and drummer Leroy Williams , guitarist worked with Santi Debriano , Amy London, Bette Midler , Tarde Hammer , Cecil Payne, Etta Jones, Marcus Belgrave , Charles McPherson, Jimmy Heath , Clark Terry , Slide Hampton , Teri Thornton and Bill Doggett . Album "Anna's Dance" was named the best records of the year , and a musician himself - " virtuoso guitarist with perfect swing ." Ben-Hur regularly performs at leading jazz festivals and concert halls of the world. He is a permanent resident of club Birdland in New York. He recorded 8 albums as a band leader , half of which he recorded under the label MOTEMA , which gathered under the wing all the leading jazz musicians, including Grammy winner Gregory Porter. Last album Our Thing (Motema Music, 2012) gathered rave reviews of jazz critics . So DownBeat called Our Thing " mesmerizing , " while New York City Jazz Record said: " Musicians swayed with the grace of palm fronds , radiating ease ." The Buffalo News succinctly called the album " a delightful jazz internationalism with the Olympic variety. "

Under the motto of such jazz and internationalism July concert of Roni Ben Hur Trio at the International jazz subscription will be held. Musicians will present a program consisting of works of authorship as well as jazz and Brazilian standards.

Duduka da Fonseca (drums) - Since 1975, when Duduka da Fonseca moved to New York, he participated in a various Brazilian jazz bands. One of them - Brazilian Express, appeared on Channel National PBS. New York Samba Band performed at Blue Note, Fat Tuesday's and the Village Gate, as well as many other American clubs. The project The Brazilian Jazz All Stars connected Bob Mintzer , Eliane Elias and Randy Brecker . Duduka is one of the leaders of Trio da Paz, which was nominated as the best new Latin jazz band 1993 and won Jazz Journalists Association awards for the best album in the style of Brazilian jazz in 2002 (Partido Out, Malandro Records). Duduka performed and recorded with artists such as Antonio Carlos Jobim , Astrud Gilberto , Claudio Roditi , Eddie Gomez , John Scofield , Joe Henderson , Gerry Mulligan , Jorge Dalt House Salvador, Toshiko Akiyoshi , Lee Konitz , Phil Woods , Emily Remler , Nana Vasconcelos , Nancy Wilson , Slide Hampton , Kenny Barron, Tom Harrell , Wayne Shorter and many others. He also conducted master classes in Europe, Japan and Brazil. First solo album da Fonseca "Samba Jazz Fantasia (Malandro Records)" in 2003 was nominated for a Grammy as best Latin jazz album.

Ark Ovrutski (bass). Bassist and composer, the winner of jazz festivals, participant and creator of many international jazz projects, he is considered to be one of the best jazz bassists post-Soviet space. In 2003, he trained at the summer jazz school, Berkeley, in 2005 - in the New York School of John Patitucci, and in 2007 graduated from the senior department at Rutgers University bass class of Professor Mike Richmond and the class of compositions and arrangements near Stanley Cowell. Currently Ovrutsky finishes doctorate at the University of Illinois class bass.Over the past four years Ark Ovrutsky produced more than fifty international projects, involving: Curtis Fuller, Carmen Lundy, Mark Soskin, Steve Williams, Lary Willis, Javon Jackson, JD Walter, Duduka da Fonseca, Gregory Porter, Patience Higgins, Gerald Hayes, Michael Borstal, Cynthia Scott, Ryan Cohen Quartet. They have been playing together with Benito Gonzalez since 2011 in various New York clubs, and in May 2011 they played in Dizzy Coca-Cola with his personal program "Sounds of Brazil".