- EastPole Orchestra
- Funk/ Jazz/ Latin/ World
- Formed in 1999, EastPole Orchestra are a six-piece band from Bristol showcasing Eastern European tunes & Middle Eastern rhythms meet funk, jazz & Latin grooves. Their high energy and distinctive blend of Middle Eastern, Balkan and pan-European traditional tunes and exhilarating original material is underpinned by fiery Arabic rhythms and driving baselines, weaving funk, jazz and blues influences into their songs. They keep their audience dancing with soprano, alto & tenor saxophones, reed pipe, vocals, electric bass, guitar, drums, flute and Middle Eastern percussion.