Reciprocity Book Tickets

Thursday 4 May 2017

An all-star quartet featuring the high profile pianist Kevin Hays, bassist Phil Donkin and guitarist Nir Felder, along with the leader behind the drum kit, Olivier Le Goas.

Group leader on the album ‘Reciprocity’ is the French drummer Olivier Le Goas. For the CD, Goas invited three American musicians: pianist Kevin Hays, bassist Phil Donkin and guitar prodigy Nir Felder. Hays will be replaced during this European tour by the originally English but now New York resident, pianist John Escreet. Le Goas has a distinctive, full-of-surprises, off-kilter drumming style, one that enhances and punctuates with exclamation points the lubricious flow of this unfailingly engaging music.

Yoni Zelnik is playing with along others, the trumpet player Avishai Cohen.

Donkin is currently playing in Germany with trombonist Nils Wogram.

New Yorker Felder has built up a strong reputation. His guitar is almost as clean tuned as those of Pat Metheny in his jazz trios. All four are dyed in the wool.

‘The collective effect is a modern jazz/precision chamber/ groove-centric music, reminiscent of—with its own distinctive personality—the Pat Metheny Unity Group, minus the electronics and synths and the orchestrion.’

1. Please note all performances in Triskel Christchurch begin at 8pm sharp (unless otherwise stated).
Latecomers may enter on applause only

2. Going into Christchurch? Plastic glasses only