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Fast-rising jazz musician Yoni Mayraz exorcises dark spirits from within on his fiery new album ‘Dybbuk Tse!’ on the ever–consistent Astigmatic Records. Yoni combines jazz with elements of 90’s New York hip hop, old-school breakbeats, and Middle Eastern music to create shimmering new hybrid forms.

A highly skilled keyboardist and producer, Yoni burst onto the new jazz scene in 2020 with Rough Cuts, an EP that introduced the world to his unique musical style.

He has gained plaudits for the raw energy of his dance floor-focussed live shows at gigs headlining legendary venues and festivals.

Recorded live with his band over the course of a spring week last year, ‘Dybbuk Tse!’ sees Yoni channel his native folklore - the title alludes to a command to remove a malevolent wandering spirit (the Dybbuk) that enters and possesses the body of a living person until driven out - to posit ideas of emotional exorcism through music.

The new album has been championed by radio stations and magazines around the world including BBC 6 (UK), FIP Radio (FR), RTE (IE), and CLASH Magazine,

One of the best jazz records to come out this year.

— TJ Gorton (SF Jazz)