Abdul Moimême

Abdul Moimême is a Lisbon based musician and active member of the cities free improvisation scene. His main instrument is the electric guitar.

Moimême has also worked as a jazz writer, since 1999, writing in various Portuguese publications such as Flirt, All Jazz and Jazz.pt magazines, as well as the Público newspaper.

Moimême has performed in several projects such as: Hipnótica, IKB, Insub Meta Orchestra, Potlatch, Queixas, Suspensão, and Variable Geometry Orchestra and performed and/or recorded with musicians such as: Axel Dörner, Carlos Zingaro, Christian Weber, Christophe Berthet, Cyril Bondi, D’Incise, Ernesto Rodrigues, Floros Floridis, Gale Brand, George Haslam, Heddy Boubaker, Jon Raskin, Manuel Mota, Marco von Orelli, Marco Scarassatti, Patrick Brennan, Rodrigo Amado, Thanos Chrysakis and Wade Matthews.

He has performed in Austria, Brazil, France, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland.

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John Eyles / All About Jazz / Multiple Reviews 03-2013 Insubordinations celebrates Swiss-Portuguese connections: “Moimême generates an impressively broad spectrum of sounds from his instruments and is adept at using the two guitars to produce contrasting sounds which complement one another well, repeatedly creating the impression that two separate guitarists are interacting and trading phrases…”

Florence Wetzel / All About Jazz / Multiple Reviews 03-2013 Insubordinations: Mapping the Forefront of Sound: “This music is immensely pliable to the imagination, which is part of the joy of listening

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Discography

Terraphonia

Terraphonia

Creative Sources Recordings
2019

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Exosphere

Exosphere

Creative Sources Recordings
2017

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Dracaena Draco / IKB

Dracaena Draco / IKB

Creative Sources
2014

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La Mekhaanu / La Forêt des Mécanismes Sauvages

La Mekhaanu / La...

Insubordinations Netlabel
2013

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Eye of Newt / Queixas

Eye of Newt / Queixas

Insubordinations Netlabel
2013

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Fabula / with: Axel Dörner, Ernesto Rodrigues, Ricardo Guerreiro

Fabula / with: Axel...

Creative Sources
2012

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