Pianist Roy Assaf, drummer Ronen Itzik and bassist Jorge Roeder form Augmented Reality and has just released their first album, augmented reality:
"Whether an Assaf original as"Ohel Israel", the piece of Benny Carter"Only Trust Your Heart", or the song of Richie Beirach"Start", each room caused by a melody that lends itself well to be sung or whistled.". Dropping of angularity, Assaf, Itzik and Roeder mine for moods, reservation of intensity for moments of choice..."Read more"
Catch the trio Tuesday May 24 Cornelia Street Caf? in Manhattan for their CD release party. Sets are 8: 30 p.m. and 10: 00 p.m. Cornela Street Caf? is low, so call ahead for reservations.
[Full disclosure: Ronen Itzik is a friend to me and sometimes share us the scene, but is not impair my ability to listen to his music objectively]
Image courtesy of Daywood Drive Records