"Happy, warm, high quality grooving and very professional"
Naftule is an energetic and happy cocktail of jazz, klezmer, latin and cabaret. Even though based in the Netherlands the bands line up is very international. Thus a combination of musical styles is a given. The music tells stories of these different backgrounds that connect with the audience throughout the concert.
Naftule recorded our first album "El viaje de Naftule" in 2016 and they have performed in festivals and venues in Japan, Spain, Germany, Austria, Finland, Korea and Netherlands: Yokohama Jazz Festival (Japan), Sori Festival (Korea), Jazzolontia (Spain), Jazz in Het Dorp (Netherlands), Kaamosjazz (Finland), Festival Alles Muss Raus (Germany)...etc.
The composer and leader of this band is Spanish jazz clarinetist Emilio Parrilla.
The musicians of Naftule for are:
Nadia Basurto (voice),
Yoojin Ko (flute),
Bernardo Parrilla (Sax),
Alessio Bruno (Double Bass),
Syo Fang (keyboard)
and Richie Struck (drum).