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Maya Dunietz – Free The Dolphin [Raw Tapes] 

Maya Dunietz, a prodigy pianist, an avant-garde sound artist, an award-winning composer, released her debut EP album Free The Dolphin on Raw Tapes. This is a unique kind of jazz. Glimpses of folk lullabies, African scales, and rhythms, moments that border with free jazz, and homage to the old school traditions of stride & blues - as fluffy as an Erroll Garner composition and as intense as Ahmad Jamal only to be delightfully interrupted with out-of-scale psychotic outbursts.

Maya blends her infinite influences into a holistic, post-modernistic, never-dull experience. Maya: I am incredibly grateful for the magical and pure sound that Rejoicer and Doctor achieved in this recording, Its one of the best trio sounds I ever heard and really stands out in its quality. Every instrument sounds beautifully clear as if it was playing alone and in the same time fuses perfectly with the other two, blending into a strong yet gentle colour.


Listen to Maya Dunietz new album Free The Dolphin

Maya’s career has been abundant - from playing with Habiluim, Midnight Peacocks, Boom Pam and countless projects worldwide through presenting her sound installations at Pompidou; France, to her work with Emahoy Tsegue Mariam Guebrou. We can definitely say she’s been busy.



Maya Dunietz - Piano;

Amir Bresler - Drums;

Barak Mori - Double Bass;


Avishai Cohen - Trumpet;

David Lemoine - Vocals;




1. "Opus 1" (6:05)
2. "Shtyner" (3:44)
3. "Lover Man" (3:49)
Side 2
1. "Artichoke" (4:39)
2. "Oddeta" (feat Avishai Cohen) (5:36)
3. "The Wine Of Love" (feat David Lemoine) (3:16)

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