Thimar in Ottawa : a concert’s magic…

The legendary "Thimar" trio (Anouar Brahem, Dave Holland, and John Surman) reforms for a "moving" concert at the Ottawa Jazz Festival. A year after appearances at the Montreal International Jazz Festival last summer, the North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam and the Molde Jazz Festival. According to, "The Montreal show was, indeed, magical… the trio's performance at First Baptist Church even managed to surpass its performance a year earlier… an absolute explosion from the audience … tremendous applause… Brahem, Surman and Holland delivered a show of subtle beauty, soft pulses and unbridled imagination that will go down as one of the most sublime musical cross-pollinations this very limited number of Ottawans has ever experienced."
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