ZEH (This)

by Amir Paiss


Released in 2012, this album is a unique fusion of folk, Bossa, jazz & world music to original poetry. Co produced with Amirel Lachish of Left Bank Records, and with the added talents of Assaf Ayalon, this is an Australian/Japanese/Israeli production, weaving Amir's original songwriting with the Jazz flavors of the Akimitsu Iwase trio from Kyoto, and other World music talents such as Jai Uttal the world music pioneer, Alma Zohar, Mosh Ben Ari & Avishai Barnatan from Sheva and many more.


released December 8, 2015

Lyrics & Melodies: Amir Paiss
This: melody with Nirupa Hoffman-Paiss
Within You: lyrics with Gil Ron Shama
Musical Production: Amirel Lachish & Amir Paiss
Arrangements: Amirel Lachish
Sound design : Asi Ayalon
Mix: Simon Vinestock
Recorded in Left Bank Studios Mullumbimby, NSW, Australia
Cover photography: Zoharon
Graphic Design: Anna Obbink

Amir Paiss: Vocals, Acoustic guitar, Persian Santoor
Amirel Lachish: Double bass, Hammond, Rhodes, B. Vocals
Akimitsu Iwase: Piano
Motohiro Shioiri: Drums
Asi Ayalon: Electric Guitars
Jai Uttal: Acoustic Guitar
Ravi Freeman: Acoustic Guitar
Gilad Dobrezky, Jaime Patugalan: Percussion
Laura Targett, Cye Wood: Violin & Viola
Avishai Barnatan: Silver & Celtic Flutes
Rachel Mayo: Cello
Rob Neil: Celtic Harp
Andrew Cox: B. Vocals



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