Arifa on The Best Jazz on Bandcamp

Arifa’s latest album “Secret Poetry” is featured on the May edition of “The Best Jazz on Bandcamp”. Check the full list here

“This music is as soft as moonlight and no less magical. The songs on Secret Poetry are subtle, and develop with the patience of planets slowly orbiting the sun. This Netherlands-based trio of clarinetist Alex Simu, pianist Franz von Chossy, and percussionist Sjahin During have roots that extend back to their native Romania, Germany, and Turkey (respectively), and while each of those influences inform the resulting pieces, they behave more as a guiding hand than direct causation. Ultimately, it’s the strength of the melodies and the seductive way they are brought to a full bloom that carries this gorgeous album, and really make it stand out from the crowd.”