Tagore & Jazz- Saturday 23rd with Zoe Rahman / includes a talk on Tagore by Dr. Ketari & H.E Mijarul Quayes, High Commissioner to Bangladesh.
Idris Rahman began his music with influences from Bengali folk, film and popular music from the 1950s. His main work is as saxophonist and producer with Soothsayers, a Reggae/Afrobeat collective, which he co-leads with trumpeter Robin Hopcraft. Soothsayers have released four albums and performed extensively throughout Europe over the past ten years. Idris is a regular member of the Arun Ghosh sextet and Johnny Phillips’ group Oriole and, as a clarinettist. He has been involved in his sister Zoe’s “Where Rivers Meet” album and Aidan Love’s “Forty Thieves Orkestar”.