Blue Desert is Israel’s new and upcoming style, growing from the culture mixed soil. Yossi Fine and Ben Aylon’s innovative playing and virtuosityare a big part of their live show, presenting Hypnotic Beats and Melodies to put you in a Trance. Their music derives its inspiration from Afro-Arab parties and weddings, Dabke’s and traditional ceremonies, desert Blues and Universal grooves.People from diverse ethnicities come together on the dance floor.
In this project Grammy nominated Yossi Fine (cooperation with Dawid Bowie, Lou Reed..) presents Ben Aylon, who has developed an innovative drumming style that creates a massive sound of an entire tribe of drummers using a custom hybrid drum set he built from Senegalese and modern drums. Completing the band’s sound is Sharon Mansur on bass-synth and keyboards. The repetitive hypnotic melodies, burning rhythms and endless virtuosity takes the crowd into the deep trance of the Blue Desert. The played import important Festivals in 2018/2019 such as Fusion Festival, Burg Herzberg, Nisville or Womex in Tampere.
Yossi Fine –Guitar
Ben Aylon – Drums
Sharon Mansur - Bass-synth and Keyboards