15 - 8:30 PM
Eli Degibri quartet
Eli Degibri and his quartet perform ahead of his eighth release, a tribute to one of the greatest saxophonists and composers, Hank Mobley, one of Degibri’s biggest inspirations, and specifically, Mobley’s immortal masterpiece, Soul Station.
With a career spanning 20 years, saxophonist Eli Degibri has established himself as one of the leading jazz musicians, and continues to collect fans across the globe today. Last April, Degibri was invited to The White House, along with 50 of the most influential and important jazz musicians in the world to perform for President Obama and First Lady Michelle to celebrate International Jazz Day.
Eli Degibri: Tenor / Soprano Sax
Tom Oren: Piano
Tamir Shmerling: Bass
Eviatar Slivnik: Drums
“The caliber of which is a rare find in jazz today.” Herbie Hancock
“an exceptionally melodic improviser with a big, bold tenor tone" JazzTimes
“Masterpiece” DownBeat Magazine
“One of the best saxophonists around.” New York City Jazz Record
“Don’t miss him!” New York Times
“Cliff Hangin’ is one of the most rewarding and satisfying albums I have heard in the last decade.” JazzTimes
Evening courtesy of the town of Antibes, by invitation only.