Yuval Ashkar, Phil Carroll and Matt Stonehouse play a repertoire that journeys through the diverse styles of Middle Eastern, Turkish and Armenian music. Yuval’s oud, Phil’s range of flutes and Matt’s understated percussion make for sublime listening.
Yuval Ashkar trained with oud master Yair Dalal and has performed with sublime Ladino singer Yasmin Levi. He moved to Australia 6 years ago and recently moved to Melbourne from Byron Bay.Yuval has played in many festivals arround Australia with great musicians including Cleis Pearce, Greg Sheehan, Tunji Beier, Kurdish Earth and more.
Phil Carroll has recently returned from living in Turkey where he studied ney and worked as a musician in weddings, cafes and sufi ceremonies. He was leader of the Melbourne middle-eastern band Yalla! for 10 years , who played festivals in every Australian state.
Matt Stonehouse (The Reefers, Unified Gecko, Fingers of Fury) has worked extensively throughout Melbourne to great acclaim in a variety of percussive styles. He studied drumming overseas in Turkey and Iran.
8pm, Friday 2nd March
St Margaret’s Hall, 81 Pitt St, Eltham
Tickets: $22/ $16 www.trybooking.com/FKPM
Enquiries: 9417 1983
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 20:00 to 22:30
Boite - Eltham
Phil Carroll, Yuval Ashkar, Matt Stonehouse