All this week, the Song of the Day features artists playing at Wobeon Fest, the Austin world music festival taking over Ironwood Hall on Saturday.
Atlas Maior was the first world atlas, originally published in the middle of the 17th century. That kind of global identity also helps explain Atlas Maior the band. The Austin-based trio fuses various Turkish and Latin American sounds with an improvisational jazz framework. Since forming in 2009, Atlas Maior has introduced unique world sounds to Austin while also garnering international support with tours in both Turkey and Spain Their 2014 debut Palindrome was hailed by both world music and jazz critics for its inventive marriage of the two styles. Download “Iddaa!” below and catch Atlas Maior on Wobeon Fest’s Stage Two at 10 p.m.