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Ara’s Circle Funkyfies Afro Caribbean Beats And Jazz

Ara’s Circle builds bridges between cultures. The multi-international line-up based in the Netherlands creates music as colourful as the bird, a beautiful mix between Latin American music, Jazz and Funk. Ara’s Circle music is pure joy. This has been expressed in their first album: “That’s It” which was declared in 2014 “Album of the week” at Latin Jazz Network in Canada and won "The Akademia Music Award" in the United States of America in January 2016.

Sunday, 22 November 2015 16:29

Tuur Moens

Most praised for his unique style and his unerring consistency as a drummer, Tuur has developed a highly diversified artistic palette ranging from jazz, latin, world music to funk, pop, fusion and ethnic music. He mesmerizes audiences, performing in a deeply charged pace that begets soulful perfection.

Awards:
Winner of the "Erasmus Jazz Price"

International Stages:
Europe, South Korea, Indonesia, Egypt, Indonesia, Mexico, Thailand, China, Morocco


Studybackground and masterclasses:

During his studies at the jazz department of CODARTS, the Rotterdam Conservatory, Tuur has attended several workshops, lessons, master classes with some of the world’s finest musicians such as Horacio “el negro” Hernandez, Hidalgo, Ed Soph, Richard Bona, Ernesto Simpson, Randy Brecker, Dave Liebmann, The Drumbassadors, Dave Valentine, Billy Hart, Nosso Trio, Kiko Freitas.

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