Ara’s Circle Funkyfies Afro Caribbean Beats And Jazz

Ara’s Circle builds bridges between cultures. The multi-international line-up based in the Netherlands creates music as colourful as the bird, a beautiful mix between Latin American music, Jazz and Funk. Ara’s Circle music is pure joy. This has been expressed in their first album: “That’s It” which was declared in 2014 “Album of the week” at Latin Jazz Network in Canada and won "The Akademia Music Award" in the United States of America in January 2016.

Happily we receaved great news from the US:

The Akademia Music Awards announcement '"Winner of the best album Jazz" from the certificate page: "Ara's Circle is one of the canniest jazz artists we've ever encountered, and her work is correspondingly equipped with songs of intricate construction and ruthless originality."

Written by: The Akademia Music Awards Los Angeles US:
“Congratulations! We are pleased to inform you that, upon initial review by our judging panel, your music submission ‘That's It’ has been officially nominated for the January 2016 Akademia Music Award in your category. There were hundreds of submissions to consider, so it is a great accomplishment to advance to this stage.”

The journey in which Ara's Circle took the audience was unforgettable
Thanks Saulkrasti Jazz Festival for the lovely words about our work.

Read more:

Ara's Circle Interview At Jazzmeeting Radio Hengelo

At 02-09-2015 Ara's Circle had an interview at Jazzmeeting Radio Hengelo. Presentator Cynthia Thijs Coenraad talked to bandleader Arndt Beckmann about vision and record of Ara's Circle.

Listen here tot the broadcast:

Ara's Circle At Jazz World Quest 2014
Beside great international acts Ara's Circle has been chosen for the Canadian worldjazzquest showcase 2014: Jazz World Quest.

Ara's Circle invited to Saulkrasti Jazz Festival Latvia

Ara's Circle has been invited to Saulkrasti International Jazz Festival Latvia. The festival takes place between 19th and 26th of July.

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