In today’s podcast, Anthony Cekay interviews pianist Roy Assaf and drummer Ronen Itzik about their upcoming album release, the self-titled Augmented Reality on Daywood Drive Records. Augment Reality also features Jorge Roeder on bass. Augmented Reality will be released at Cornelia Street Cafe on May 24th. For more info on that, and to purchase a copy of the album, visit Augmented Reality’s site. Both Roy and Ronen are Israeli-born musicians who now live in New York City. They discuss how they found jazz in Israel and what the jazz scene is like there. They also discuss the formation of this trio, how upon coming together for the first time they found a certain synergy in performance. You can listen here:
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