In 2019 the band went on an North-American tour to play single live shows and perform at festivals. Some of the highlights of this tour is the full house show in the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, the 8th performance at the Rochester International Jazzfest (one of the 10 largest jazz festivals of the world) in New York, and the closing gig at the Edmonton International Jazz Festival of Canada. In the band’s opinion the latter show was the best and they decided to release the recorded multitracks. Djabe played 2 sets with different tracklists, now featured both of them on this release.
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“Live in Edmonton” showcases why Djabe is the #1 Fusion band in Hungary, right from the opening track the listener is treated to a very well-crafted live recording, great playing throughout the band with exciting arrangements and energized solo performances. It is so refreshing to hear such a strong performance captured “live”, the way it is intended to be experienced, in the moment!
Djabe has appeared several times in Edmonton and always deliver a high quality, world class fusion set that leaves the audience satisfied and wanting much more.
Congratulations on the newest release, another significant recording and addition to Djabe’s very impressive track record of being one of the best working fusion bands in the world today.”
Executive and Artistic Producer Edmonton International Jazz Festival
Tamás Barabás – bass guitar
Attila Égerházi – guitar, percussion, vocal
Péter Kaszás – drums, vocal
Áron Koós-Hutás – trumpet, flugelhorn
János Nagy – keyboards
Djabe: Deep Lights
Djabe: Witchi Tai To
This album is only released on vinyl among physical media. Release and manufacturing coordinated by the Quality Vinyl Projects service of Gramy-H, ltd. The mission of QVP is to only use the highest quality masters to release albums. In order to get the best possible master discs we work with the most excellent cutting studios of Europe (Abbey Road Studios, Record Industry etc.), and manufacture the final products only by Record Industry, Netherlands, the best pressing plant of the continent. Records are available in the same high-quality, high-durability transparent plastic outer sleeve like Music On Vinyl series, distinguished by the embossed QVP logo. Quality Vinyl Projects is hallmarked by the internationally acclaimed grade of Djabe releases, but starting this year, available for 3rd parties. Services include studio and live recording, mixing, analogue master tape production, cutting and all phases of manufacturing.