Ikarus at Backstage Fulda
Ikarus uploaded this event on January 3, 2020
Sat, February 8, 2020
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Two-part vocals that range from soft to penetrating and from melodic to percussive, and a rhythm section that let you feel an urge to get up and dance, even though you’ll end up a pile of confused limbs: this is Ikarus. The Swiss band is is regularly on tour in Europe and Japan and invites you to step into an ever-shifting sound mosaic, a sonic mobile of sorts. Under the direction of the composer and drummer Ramón Oliveras, a unique music is created, based on continuously permutating polyrhythms, fluctuating grooves, organic improvisation and an enchanting blend of male and female vocals. The quintet offers an engaging and unheard-of live show. Contemporary jazz that takes surprising twists and turns....