Paul & Dafne warmly invite you to experience a journey of Greek songs and French poetry laced with jazz improvisations.
Of French and Greek descent Dafne sings old Greek melodies from Asia Minor as well as famous French hit songs. Her deep and sultry voice, at once undulating and vibrating, conveys feelings of pain, sweetness and mischief. Listening to her evokes sensations of being swept into the depths of a turbulent sea. Let yourself be borne by the currents…
Paul starts by playing jazz. His fingers subtly dance on chords, tuning to the beats of his partner’s emotions. Surging improvisations surprise the audience. His fingers subtly dance on chords, tuning to the beat of his partner’s emotions. Surging improvisations surprise the audience.
His caressing and sensual voice tangles and untangles from Dafné’s.
Author as well as composer and singer he unveils his troubling and melancholic expressive phrasings through a series of songs brimming with
poetry and spleen.
Each interpretation emerges in concert with the ethos of the audience, from Paris concert halls to Sarajevo Kirobosna, from a tavern on an island lost in the Agean sea to the slum Krasnaïa Poliana in Bulgaria. Nothing stops their musical, loving and humanist odyssey.
The duet has given a hundred concerts since they started their project in 2014 and it is actually recording their full album, to come in the end of Autumn 2017.
Dafné Kritharas : songs and arrangements
PaulBarreyre : guitar, songs, arrangements and composition