SARAVÁ
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Afro Brazilian Groove with Middle Eastern Roots

 

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Afro-Brazilian groove with soulful middle eastern roots, Saravá is an original act of fresh acoustic sounds from the streets of Tel Aviv. 

 

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Afro-Brazilian groove with soulful Middle Eastern roots, Saravá is a fresh acoustic act with a defining presence from the streets of Tel Aviv. Led by guitarist Dudi Shaul, whose songs on the seven-string guitar explore the musical pathways flowing between Africa, Brazil and the Middle East. Together with drummer Ben Ben Franklin and bassist Omri Porat, the trio’s sound, is mesmerising, honest and unique. Saravá, means ‘the force of nature’, or 'cheers to life!' and also encompasses the blues of the desert and an uncompromising celebration of life.

 



 

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With their deep Afro-Brazilian groove and soulful middle eastern roots, Saravá is an original act with a defining presence of fresh acoustic sounds from the streets of Tel Aviv. 
Led by guitarist Dudi Shaul, whose songs on the seven-string guitar, ride on the musical paths flowing between Africa, Brazil and the Middle East. In close collaboration with hybrid-drummer Ben Ben Franklin, and Bassist Omri Porat, Saravá, which means ‘the force of nature’, or 'cheers to life!' and also encompasses the dynamic stillness of blues in the desert and an uncompromising celebration of life. 

Dudi Shaul is a guitarist and composer  who has developed his own unique voice on the Spanish guitar. Born in Israel and raised in Australia, Dudi takes his playing beyond borders and boundaries, to a place that feels like home.

Ben Ben Franklin, is an Israeli drummer/percussionist. Born and raised in the culturally diverse environment that is Tel Aviv, and receiving a jazz education from an early age he mixes musical traditions from around the world into a new approach to percussive sound and groove making. He is the rhythmic anchor of several bands that are on the rise on the international music scene, that all have a great passion for creating music that is as global as much as it is local.
 

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פעימות הגרוב האפרו ברזילאי עולות ממשעוליו הדוממים של חולות הסהרה ונישאות עם רוחות המזרח התיכון

הטריו Saravá בהנהגתו של דודי שאול מקדמים גל חדש של מוזיקה מקורית בעלת שורשיות עמוקה.