Kohesia Ensemble: An Evening of Persian Jazz

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  • Suitable for audiences who speak English as a second Language
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Winners of the 2020 FRINGE WORLD Martins Sims Award, Kohesia Ensemble are back with a night of new original music! Led by award-winning double bassist Kate Pass and featuring some of Perth's best musicians, Kohesia Ensemble are an 8 piece band that combines the sounds of Persian ney, saz and oud with jazz instruments for a truly unique listening experience. Don't miss this world-class act!

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Kate Pass Kohesia Ensemble

Led by double bassist Kate Pass, Kohesia Ensemble serves as a platform for Kate’s original compositions, influenced by her passion for both jazz and Persian music. Kohesia Ensemble explores unusual time structures and microtonal melodies, combining the sounds of Persian and jazz instruments for a unique listening experience. Having released their debut album “Kohesia” in 2018, Kohesia Ensemble was nominated for 2018 WAM Best Album, Best Jazz Act and Best World Act. Kohesia Ensemble won the 2020 FRINGE WORLD Martin Sims Award and was also one of four acts to be shortlisted for the Award in 2019. Kohesia Ensemble has performed at an array of festivals including National Folk Festival (ACT), Illawarra Folk Festival (NSW), Fairbridge Festival, WAMFest, and Perth International Jazz Festival.

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