Itai Kriss - flute
Wayne Tucker - trumpet
Shai Maestro - piano
Tamir Shmerling - bass
Daniel Dor - drums
Manuel Alejandro Carro - percussion

Special Guests: Malaya - vocals
Elena Nayiri - belly dance

Telavana celebrates Bar LunÀtico's Third Anniversary with an exotic and unexpected fusion of musical styles.   Belly dancer, Elena Nayiri, and singer, Malaya, join them for this one!

From the desert shores of Israel to the tropical rainforests of Cuba, Telavana bridges the musical spheres of the Middle East and the Caribbean by combining Timba, Soul, North African music and Jazz to create a unique and lively mix of rhythms and textures.

Itai Kriss, flutist and composer, has played with a wide range of musicians, including: Dafnis Prieto, Edmar Castañeda, Yemen Blues, Gregory Hutchinson, Burning Spear, Los Hacheros, Pedrito Martinez, Andy Gonzalez, Omer Avital, Yosvany Terry, Avishai Cohen, Eric McPherson, Jason Lindner and Aaron Goldberg.