A beautiful musical trip, influenced by various worldwide music styles, languages and instruments in a very special blend of East meets West! Truly a special global celebration – an international project with worldwide influences.
Madboojah Project was created by Shlomi Avratz and Udi Ben Knaan – both are well known and respected musicians in the Israeli music scene. Udi Ben-Knaan is a member of the famous Israeli World Music group “SHEVA” who composed and produced many of the group's instrumental works. Udi is a real master of many ethnic string instruments who traveled all over the world seeking the masters in each country in order to learn how to play these unique instruments: Indian Sitar, Afghan Rabab, Persian Tar, Spanish guitar, Turkish Saz, Didgeridoo and Greek Lira.
Shlomi Avratz is a well known Israeli DJ, living the southern city of Eilat spinning electronic music, soft Trance & World beat tracks he creates! They both met in Eilat while Shlomi played Udi some of his tracks and immediately they decided to form this unique project – Madboojah Project
This forthcoming album is the amazing result of this fruitful cooperation between them. Madboojah Project Consist of 10 amazing musical creations, floating between ancient and modern, east and west, electronic and acoustic, computers and live instruments!
Both, Udi and Shlomi, with their wide contacts in the Israeli music scene, brought some of the most talented Israeli singers to participate as guest performers on this album – Mosh Ben-Ari, Karolina Avratz (Shlomi’s sister), Gil Ron Shama (Member of Sheva), Avraham Tal (Lead singer of The Fools Of Prophecy) and Roberto Mendez (of Mayumana), singing in French, Arabic, English, Portuguese, Spanish and Hebrew!
In addition many well-known Israeli musicians participated on this album: Boaz Berman (Percussion, Founder of Mayumana), Uri Miles (Accordion, Irish Flute, Irish and Scottish Bagpipes) Amir Shahasar (Persian Nei and Turkish Clarinet), Avi Agabara (Percussion), Itzik Yona (Acoustic guitar) and the worldwide famos israeli singer David Broza (on Spanish Guitar). Daniel Kestenbaum (from the electronic music group - Babaganushka) was assigned for additional production, mix and sound design.
Madboojah Project is a global harmony and peace music project! A magical trip of musical voyage all around the world featuring the colors of all mankind.