"One of the best new Arabic Jazz CD's I have heard in 10 years"
—Ray Rashid, Rashid Music (America's largest distributor of Arabic music since 1934)
"A vibrant fusion of Arabic music and jazz, Nashaz is at times mysterious, at times racing, always fresh and adventurous. Highly recommended."
—Midwest Book Review
"Sounds unlike anything else. . . as listenable as it is engaging. Strong melodies that are both memorable and easy to hum along to . . . will leave the listener wanting more. Highly Recommended."
—Dave Sumner, Bird Is the Worm blog
"Wild, engaging stuff that simply clicks . . . a must"
"Nashaz has taken up the gauntlet and run with it. Lyrical and poetic . . . there is an authenticity of this music that can only come with an intimate experience of tradition and culture. An impressive accomplishment."
—Dawoud Kringle, DooBeeDooBeeDoo Online Magazine
"The music is fascinating . . . excellent throughout."
—Rick Anderson, (CD Hotlist )
"Hypnotically Rhythmic . . . music John Coltrane would have understood."
—David Luhrssen, Milwaukee Shepherd-Express
"An impressive debut"
—Chris Heim, Global Village KMUW
"My new go-to disc . . . It's got under my skin!"
—Alistair Johnston, Muzikifan blog
Bio — Printable Version
Bio — PDF Download
Print Quality Photo (Brian on oud)
Print Quality Photo (full band)
Gallery of more hi-resolution photos.
Electronic Press Kit: SonicBids EPK
Please direct press inquiries to Rock Paper Scissors: more info and contact form.
Radio inquiries please contact Groov Marketing
Of course, we're happy to hear from you directly as well, just use the contact link on the right!