Artistrack brings to you ‘Cosmopolite’ by Ioan Streba
COSMOPOLITE – GYPSY BLUES #2
Label Plaza Mayor Company Ltd
If you do not yet know Ioan Streba and his Gypsy Blues, you will be in front of major discoveries listening to his new album!
Of Romanian origin, Ioan Streba has lived in France for more than 25 years. Very quickly, he was one of the key sidemen of the greatest, on stage and in their albums: Biréli Lagrène, Angelo Debarre, Stochelo Rosenberg, Didier Lockwood, Thomas Dutronc, …
He has performed in all major venues and festivals, both in France and abroad.
In Jazz, in addition to the masters he has accompanied, his influences are Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, Bill Evans, who constantly inspire his new themes and infinite variations of his choruses in explosive crosses with his Gypsy ancestry and Balkan traditions.
Together with some of his compatriots, Ioan Streba is at the forefront of the evolution of Central European music. A pioneer, he wants to make it shine much more widely.