Squid in Chains LIVE – This Saturday October 6th at Zigzagger




Here is an event you do not want to miss this week. This Saturday, October 6, Squid in Chains performs for a live concert in Zigzagger. So … Smile!

With a subtle blend of jazz and world music, the trio Squid in Chains take us to a trip in a dream country where jazz tunes mix with drums from Orient, and Colombian rhythms. More than just a musical encounter between three brilliant instrumentalists (Douglas, Felipe, Keith), Squid in chains takes its audience to an imaginary world where music is the echo of a world  believing in the virtues of exchange, meeting, and sharing.








Douglas Schmidt received two CBC National Radio Composing Awards, two Composition Awards from the Performing Rights Organization and an International Composition Award from the National Association of Composers USA. In 2007-2008, Douglas was a composer-in-residence for the Esprit Orchestra Creative Sparks program in Toronto and was composer-in-residence with the Victoria Symphony from 2002 to 2005.


Born in Colombia from a Finnish mother and a Colombian father, Felipe C. Nurmi traveled around the world playing and teaching music. He studied jazz performance at Leeds College of Music (UK) and in London, Felipe was part of the F-ire collective where he played in the band Rhythms of the City. Always very inspired by his mentor, Omar Puente, he also played with Leeds guitarist Nik Svarc and Trumpeter Richard Turner (RIP). He studied with the world-renowned Peruvian percussionist Marcos Mosquera from the Novalima project and has recorded extensively in Peru with the Loveladyklang project alongside guitarist Josan Pinto.


Keith Beber is a multi-talented instrumentalist from Detroit, Michigan, United States. A deep passion for world music drove him to study many types of drums and their respective styles of music over the past 20 years. Passionate about Indian classical music, Keith also studied sitar with famous master Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan, Dilruba / Esraj under Anypriya Deotale, Pandit Ramesh Mishra and Tabla under Subhajyoti Guha and Pandit Nayan Gosh.



Saturday 6 October 2018 – From 7 to 10 pm


95 Pastor block b dist 1 – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Tickets · ₫50


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