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by Dave Manington



Composer and Bassist Dave Manington and Singer- Songwriter Lara Eidi are
delighted to release their second collaboration ( Look To The Horizon was met with rave reviews ), a real fusion of musical tapestries : “ Fones ”. Their new offering is a real meeting of Greek, Maqam and UK sounds with beautiful words taken from the poem “ Fones ”, in its original Greek by celebrated Greek-Egyptian poet Constantine P. Cavafys.
A powerful brooding bassline underpinned by dynamic drums from master percussionist Vasilis Sarakis and nostalgic guitars. Eidi's ethereal vocals and intricate harmonies soar over the top beautifully, the lyrics from Cavafy's Fones (Voices). The song was completed by fellow friend and multi- disciplinary artist Geoffa Fells, who created art as an embodied response to the music.


released May 6, 2022
Dave Manington - Composer/Double Bass/Mixing and mastering
Lara Eidi - Vocals/Vocal arrangement/Lyric Arrangement
Vasilis Sarikis - Percussion
Constantine Cavafys - Poem


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Bassist and composer Dave Manington is one of the mainstays of the London jazz scene, a founder member of the Loop Collective, he has played with the likes of Mark Lockheart, Tim Garland, Iain Ballamy, Pete Wareham, Gwilym Simcock, Natacha Atlas and Yazz Ahmed. He's also in demand for a broad range of different ensembles, playing with musicians from everywhere from S. America to the Balkans. ... more

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