The reed flute is fire, not wind. Be that empty. Hear the love fire tangled in the reed notes, as bewilderment melts into joy. The reed flute is a friend to all who want the veil torn and drawn away. Rumi
Zeger Vandenbussche : ney, altosaxophone, doublebass, framedrum Composition by John Zorn
I’ve always been mesmerized by the sound of the Ney. The Ney is a reed flute often used in Middle Eastern music and one of the oldest musical instruments still in use in its original form. It’s a wonderful feeling to play such an ancient instrument, knowing that its sound has been touching the hearts and souls of human beings for thousands of years. Ney players are seen on wall paintings in the Egyptian pyramids and Neys have been found during the excavations at Ur in Iraq. It seems that the Ney has been continuously played for at least 4500-5000 years. The music never ends.
Zeger : mouthharp, voice, percussion Francois Taillefer : percussion
Zeger Vandenbussche : contrabass, clarinet, chimes, guitar, mouth harp, frame- drum, bassclarinet, soprano saxophone, voices Eran Fakir : ney (persian flute)
Winne Clement : Fujara flute Zeger : contrabas, soprano saxophone, guitar, voice