segunda-feira, 6 de fevereiro de 2012

Edição número 10

Abdul Moimême é sinónimo de guitarras duplas de improvisação e de um trabalho estético muito coerente.
As discussões em torno da música contemporânea e as suas formas eclécticas, levam-nos a outros tipos de narrativa. O trabalho os projectos e parcerias fazem parte de quem chama a si um contexto musical único.
Para ouvir.

"Abdul Moimême was born in Lisbon, in 1959, moving at an early age to New Mexico and later to Dublin, Ireland. He began studying the guitar at the age of 11, studying under various private teachers, in Madrid, Spain.
In 1979 he moved to Boston to study architecture, finally completing his degree at the University of Lisbon.
In the 90’s he began studying the tenor saxophone with Patrick Brennan. In this period he became actively involved with Lisbon’s improvised and alternative rock scenes, performing frequently with the Variable Geometry Orchestra since it’s creation in 2003, as well as with various other local projects.
His main musical partners are from Lisbon and Porto, but he has also performed in public concerts with such artists as Gale Brand, George Haslam, Jon Raskin, Ken Filiano, Patrick Brennan, Steve Adams, and Wade Matthews.
In 1999 he started writing about jazz in various Portuguese publications and is currently a permanent collaborator of magazine, and Publico newspaper, as a critic.
In 2006 he created Freemusic (, a space exclusively dedicated to the promotion of Portuguese improvised music."

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