Teamwork Arts’ Jazz India Circuit (JIC) 2017-18 season announces the first of its twin concerts slotted for the national capital as part of the JIC Delhi edition: to be held at One Golden Mile in New Delhi on the 17th and 18th of February, the much-awaited Delhi edition will be headlined by legendary drummer Dave Weckl along with leading jazz players from Denmark, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, Israel and India.
Having been named by Modern Drummer magazine as “one of the 25 best drummers of all time”, Weckl’s dynamic and diverse drumming is built on a foundation of knowledge and passion. Weckl will be collaborating with some of the finest musicians in India including Mohini Dey, Abhijith Nair, Sandeep Mohan and Joe Johnson. Mohini has been described as a prodigy by many acclaimed musicians; she started learning the bass guitar at the age of 3, performed at concerts and recordings at the age of 10, and now at 17, is an extraordinary bass player playing across the world with celebrated musicians. This collaboration will indeed be a crackling fusion of sounds.
Also performing are The Diaspora House, a project that combines original music by Udi Shlomo (drummer, arranger and composer),Pascal Schumacher whose prowess with the vibraphone is a musical delight; prize-winning classical prodigy on the piano John Law who is acclaimed for his work in in a wide variety of contemporary jazz projects and Danish guitarist, composer and improviser Alex Jønsson who is recognized in the world of jazz both as a composer and a soloist.