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"After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music." - Aldous Huxley

Alongside talented newcomers of the German jazz scene — Olga Reznichenko on piano, Lorenz Heigenhuber on double bass, and André van der Heide on drums — the German-French singer Nora Benamara explores her diverse musical homes.

Her music narrates an intimate yet universal story, inspired by longing for home, dreams of utopian places, and a mystical connection to nature. Drawing upon influences from classical modernism, contemporary jazz, and experimental pop, Benamara's compositions are characterized by lyrical melodies, minimalist rhythmic structures, and a dynamic energy oscillating between fragility and strength. Enriched by Benamara‘s versatile vocals and the improvisational creativity of her bandmates, the quartet transcends genre boundaries, continuously exploring new, uncharted realms of longing.

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Nora Benamara