Omer Avital Qantar – New York Paradox (Zamzama)


Bassist Omer Avital wrote the title track to his latest release, New York Paradox, upon moving back to the city from his native Israel in 2005. Drum and piano grooves clatter around an exhilarating, Spanish-tinged bass vamp, as trembling saxophone drones create large-scale structure through textural diversity. The song alludes to its title by treading

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