About Yossi Fine & Ben Aylon
Yossi Fine is one of the best known musicians and producers on world. He was nominated for the Grammy award. He produced over 40 albums, 20 of them covering with gold, many with platinum. Yossi Fine recorded and performed, among others with David Bowie, Lou Reed, Gil Evans Orchestra, Vieux Farka Toure, Meshell Ndegeocello. In Blue Desert, this acclaimed bass player plays on a special microton guitar, which he built under the influence of traditional melodies, which today inspire Blue Desert hits. Ben Aylon is the drummer best known for his unique “neo-African” style of play. Inspired by the deep drums of Wolof from Senegal, Ben creates explosive tribal rhythms using the most varied African and modern drums. Ben Aylon recorded and performed with Bombino, Doudou Ndiaye Rose, Awadi, Khaira Arba and many others. A perfect complement to the sound of Blue Desert is Sharon Mansur, the princess of the central-eastern keyboard. Sharon is the leader of the emerging new style of Middle Eastern music.