'Aquador'- Celloman's first creation in album form is a masterpiece of moods, moving effortlessly through it's many styles.Recorded in London, Tel Aviv and Jamaica, The Celloman band has performed extensively around the UK including most of the big festivals such as Glastonbury and Womad. They have performed in Serbia twice and done a series of gigs in Spain. In 2005 Cellist Ivan Hussey was invited to perform a solo show at the International Cello Festival in Belgrade where he played to a packed house. Together the band has gained a fine reputation for both their CD's and Live shows with a sound that has proven to be quite Unique. A blend of Middle Eastern and African rhythms, Eastern and Western classically inspired melodies, hypnotic harmonies and driving funky Bass & Drums. "His 80-minute set blended jazz, world and classical musics in a strikingly natural way...Celloman is Champ". - Evening standard '... but the star is Hussey's Cello, proof that the instrument can be surprising, sensuous and funky - all at the same time.' - The Observer 'The band were tight, and the playing superb. To die for!' - Festivals UK, Trowbridge village pump festival Celloman are: Ivan Hussey - Electric Cello UK / Zimbabwe Samy Bishai - Electric Violin UK / Egypt Oli Savill - Percussion Portugal Cosimo Keita - Drums Italy / Mali Oroh Angiama - Bass Guitar Jamaica / Nigeria Selection of Dates played Sauti za Busara Festival, Zanzibar 2008 Feel Good Fest 2007 Glade Festival 2006 Galicia, Spain - 2005 Glastonbury Festival - 2002 / 2003/ 2004/ 2005 International Cello Festival, Belgrade - 2005 Beautiful Days Festival - 2005 18 date UK tour - Sept - Dec 2004 Towbridge village Pump - 2004 Womad Festival - 2003 Global Fusion Festival - 2003, 2005 Exit Festival, Serbia - 2003.
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