Dave Sharp Worlds Quartet
Bassist, composer and bandleader Dave Sharp leads the Worlds Quartet to explore music traditions from Turkey, Egypt, Ukraine, India, Bulgaria and Greece.
Bassist, composer and bandleader Dave Sharp leads the WORLDS QUARTET to explore music traditions from Turkey, Egypt, Ukraine, India, Bulgaria and Greece. Recognized in the Jazz Times 2010 Critic’s Poll, the DAVE SHARP WORLDS QUARTET masterfully blends rhythms, sounds, and textures from across the globe with world music inspired original compositions (Desert Sky-The Seventh Secret.) Featuring oud, violin, electric bass, synthesizer and world percussion, the WORLDS QUARTET is fueled by the spirit of jazz, world music and dynamic exploratory improvisation.
“…a whirr of gorgeous melodic invention and delicate, intricate musicianship. Beautiful.” -Brett Callwood, Metro Times
“…a kaleidoscope of undulating gypsy, klezmer, Persian, and North African music, interspersed with jazz variations.” - Sally Mitani, Ann Arbor Observer
“…a peacefully powerful, transcendent, explosive and beautiful night of music.” - Sophie Kirchoff, Urban Beat Concert Guest
“…healing music reminiscent of ancient wisdom expressed for the listener in the language of now.” - Linda Yohn, WEMU 89.1 FM
“Sharp’s bass work balances everything like a needle threading exotic fabrics.” – Mark Tucker, Acousticmusic.com
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