The Cosmopoly Sessions - Part 1+2

The Cosmopoly Sessions - Part 1+2

At the AVO session, Basel, Switzerland, November 4, 2001, with Andreas Vollenweider (harps) and Abdullah Ibrahim (African Piano)

"The music of these two concerts we called the "COSMOPOLY sessions”. It was our main project from about 2000 to 2002. The term COSMOPOLY was a kind of umbrella for many different formations, with guests from all cultures. It was a “celebration of our global language, music".

Part 1 starts with two solos of Abdullah Ibrahim and myself, followed by musical dialogues between the two of us.

In part 2 guests such as David Lindley and the AVAF band joins us…

The Cosmopoly Sessions - Part 1+2

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  • COSMOPOLY Session AVAF Part 1 - 2001

    at the AVO session, Basel, Switzerland, November 4, 2001,
    with Andreas Vollenweider (harps) and Abdullah Ibrahim (African Piano)

    "The music of these two concerts we called the "COSMOPOLY sessions”. It was our main project from about 2000 to 2002. The term COSMOPOLY was a kind of umbrella for ma...

  • COSMOPOLY Session AVAF Part 2 - 2001

    at the AVO session, Basel, Switzerland, November 4, 2001,
    with Andreas Vollenweider, David Lindley, Abdullah Ibrahim, Xiaojing Wang, Walter Keiser, Andi Pupato, Valentin Kessler

    "Part 2 continues with more thematic improvisations. I like to use the term because it describes how, starting from a...

  • Message Cosmopoly 1&2 2001