A Melodic Melange of Nordic Jazz and Arabic Maqam.
”Magical Melange” (Times of India)
The collaboration between Anders and Palestinian oud virtuoso Ahmad al Khatib has resulted in the album Melodic Melange and tours in Scandinavia/Estonia They have also made several tours in India with artists from Bombay and Bangalore with whom they have made the album Ley Lines.
In the band Melodic Melange Anders has gathered some of his favourite musicians in a breathless meeting between Scandinavian jazz and Arabic maqam.
Anders Hagberg – flutes, soprano sax
Ahmad al Khatib – oud
Johannes Lundberg – double bass, voice
Lisbeth Diers/Youssef Hbeisch – percussion
Connecting Worlds is a platform for musical collaborations between genres and cultures.
In 2016 a new serie of concerts was launched in Gothenburg and West Sweden, proceeding in 2017-2018 with tours and new collaborations.
Enjoy videos with Melodic Melange from Vara Concert House october 2016.
In 2014 Connecting Worlds created new music for the four musicians and a string ensemble.