The amazing duo project of ELIF BURGAZ (piano) and JOSHUA THOMSON (saxophone) are stopping by BlackLab to play their original compositions which are heavily influenced by Turkish music. Featuring Josh Peters (Atlas Maior) Entrance 5€ (includes 1 beer or water)
Saxophonist & wind player Joshua Thomson has been active in Austin, TX USA since 2008. Thomson regularly tours and records nationally, and internationally while being an active composer, bandleader and sideman. Thomson performs in Arab music, Brazilian, brass band, experimental, jazz, Latin, Turkish, and multiple fusion contexts. He is the recipient of three City of Austin Proclamations (2014, 2017) and is an Austin Music Award winner (2018).
Elif Burgaz is a composer,pianist, actress and a music therapist from Turkey who worked more than 14 years in various projects and collaborated with other artists from many countries. She composed music for tv-series, movies, short-movies with winning awards, commercials, theater plays. Also she composed songs with her own lyrics for singers in Istanbul. She has influences on her compositions from traditional Turkish music, classical music, Nordic jazz, Radiohead