Nana Simopoulos

Performed in Sofar NYC

Nana Simopoulos is considered one of the foremost composers of world fusion music. She artfully blends sounds and textures from around the world. The late Indian sarangi master Ustad Sultan Khan accompanied her on her last two releases, After The Moon, 1997 and Daughters Of The Sun, 2001, which was #1 on the NAV New Age and World radio charts. “She has succeeded in blending the products of various cultures…” claims German press. In 1984, Nana’s first album Pandora’s Blues featuring bassist Charlie Haden and drummer Billy Higgins, won critic’s choice from DOWNBEAT Magazine. She later recorded two critically acclaimed releases on Germany’s Enja Records; Wings and Air in 1987 featuring bassist Charlie Haden, trumpeter Don Cherry and saxophonist Jim Pepper, Still Waters in 1989 with bassist Chip Jackson. In 1992 B&W Music released the beautiful Gaia’s Dream.

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