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Elina Duni & Rob Luft Band

Rob Luft and Elina Duni join Corrie Dick and Tom McCreadie to play their mix of originals alongside traditional songs.

Elina Duni is a Swiss-Albanian singer. Having been signed to ECM Records since 2012, her hallmark combination of traditional Albanian folk songs and jazz has led to worldwide critical acclaim for 'her ability to convey intensity with the most delicate yet diamond-bright sounds, cannily improvising in ways that stretch the songs without disrupting her surefooted control over their shape.' (John Fordham)

Rob Luft, one of the rising stars of London's flourishing contemporary jazz scene. Luft's playing incorporates echoes of West African high-life, Celtic folk and textural minimalism. His joyously original sound finds an ideal counterpart in Elina Duni's vocals. Together, they take us on a journey through timeless folk songs which still resonate so truly today, as well as playing their co-written original material about contemporary issues facing us all.

Albanian-born Elina Duni sounds intensely like herself while drawing on a variety of influences, as her impeccable trio back her with diamond-bright sounds.

— 4 star review, John Fordham, The Guardian