dZihan & Kamien

Live in Vienna

2004-10-23

One-time music students Vlado dZihan & Mario Kamien take to the stage with a 22-member orchestra featuring instruments, a turntable and a sampler at renowned Austrian jazz club Porgy & Bess. The Live in Vienna jam session originally started out as a release party for their album Gran Riserva(2002), and the set comprises all previously-released material.

dZihan & Kamien's music has always been about blending their love for Turkish and Arabic music with jazz and ambient. Expect down-tempo jazz funk, even lounge grooves, with some trip-hop. It's all pleasant enough, but nothing really jumps out here as especially memorable. The bonus disc of remixes is far lovelier and includes new takes by Richard Dorfmeister and Howie B.

steLLa

Quick Links:

More reviews tagged #World

  • reviewed 05/2011

    VARIOUS
    Cartagena!

  • reviewed 11/2004

    John McDowell
    Speaking the Mamma Tongue

  • reviewed 10/2010

    DE TEMPS ANTAN
    Les Habits De Papier

  • reviewed 08/2007

    TOOTS & THE MAYTALS
    Light Your Light

  • reviewed 05/2006

    Various Artists
    Congotronics 2 – Buzz ‘N’ Rumble From the Urb ‘N’ Jungle

  • reviewed 05/2007

    JOE REILLY
    Planting Gardens

Compiled by the WYCE Journalism Club

The opinions expressed in these reviews are those of the individual volunteers that submitted the article and do not necessarily reflect the views of WYCE or GRCMC; nor its staff, donors, or affiliates.