Kim Sanders and Llew Kiek (a regular performer with Kim Sanders & Friends) will be guest performers with Dva at Camelot on Sunday 15 th July at Camelot.
Linsey Pollak and Kim have performed together in many projects since 1979, including Australia’s first “Jazz/Wog” band Rabadaki (say it!) and Seaweed and wire. This will be their first performance together for some time, however. Kim also performed with Tunji Beier in Bulgaria’s first World Music concert in Sofia, Bulgaria, in 1994. Like Linsey, Tunji is based in Queensland, and both are keen to renew their musical acquaintance with Kim.
Llew Kiek has also performed with Linsey, but it has been a while…Llew has been a regular in Kim Sanders & Friends for many years, as well as other projects including the Silvia Entcheva Trio.
“Dva” features Tunji Beier on mridangam, kanjira & morsing (Sth Indian percussion) and Linsey on clarinis, Rosella, Crow & saxillo (self made wind instruments).
This is one of Dva’s rare Sydney appearances, so don’t miss them.They will be joined by Kim Sanders (winds) and Llew Kiek strings)
“Dva” have performed together as a duo since meeting at the “Border Crossings Festival” in Germany in 1996. They create improvisations in an almost telepathic way and often collaborate with other musicians in an improvising context. At this covert they will be joined by Kim Sanders and Llew Kiek.
Linsey’s collection of wind instruments is unique with 30 years experience in making & experimenting. He has come up with new single reed designs, such as the various clarinis (clarinets) made from bamboo, wood, aluminium and glass and also the conical bore Saxillo. These wind instruments are combined with Tunji’s Mridangam and Kanjira (South Indian percusion instruments) that Tunji mastered during 3 years of intense study in India.
Audiences respond enthusiastically to the intense musical relationship between these two artists, and their repertoire of original compositions is constantly changing with a great deal of improvisation that is both technically and emotionally dazzling.
“Some partnerships, were meant to be.
Dva is unique in both instrumentation and output, Pollak having invented many of the wind instruments he plays. Beier, meanwhile, plays an array of hand-drums from Africa, India and points in between. Their combined influences – primarily the music of Eastern Europe, India and Africa – add up to a swirl of colours as they enjoy almost telepathic dialogues on self-penned or traditional compositions, which give way to thrilling improvisations. Dva is at the forefront of Australian creative music.”
John Shand – review in the ABC magazine “Limelight”
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Delicious food (including pizza!) available. Fully licensed – NO BYO
All ages welcome (but under 18′s must be accompanied by an adult)