Entry #2 : DO WE LIKE JAZZ FUNK ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1y8v252fJE Vyacheslav Preobrazhensky - Lullaby Of A Sea From Vyacheslav Preobrazhensky - Only Yesterday... Released on Melodia, USSR, 1991 When one shares music on the Internet, one makes the assumption that it can appeal to at least a few people. With this one I'm not so sure, and writing about it might be a way…Lire la suite Entry #2 : DO WE LIKE JAZZ FUNK ?

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CÉLINE GILLAIN – BAD WOMAN (DRAMA2)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2pi999ja-c Céline Gillain - Fight or Flight From Céline Gillain - Bad Woman Out December 2018 on DRAMA, France “It’s not easy to be free, but it’s harder not to be”.These are the first words to Bad Woman, Céline Gillain’s debut LP on DRAMA. I've never had that many difficulties writing a text for a…Lire la suite CÉLINE GILLAIN – BAD WOMAN (DRAMA2)

SPRING MARIMBAS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_QCXVtVf-w&t=10s Tom Van Der Geld - March April Marimba From Tom Van Der Geld - Small Mountain - Music From Four Marimbas Released on Wergo, 1986, Germany Born in 1947 in Boston, Tom Van der Geld belongs to a generation of musicians who were in contact with a then very modern approach to music at…Lire la suite SPRING MARIMBAS

ON THE BEACH AT NIGHT ALONE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1eMFoj31zWI Nurit Galron - Song In The Middle Of The Night From Nurit Galron - נתן זך Released on CBS, 1981, Israel When one is writing about music from a country, a culture or sung in a language he does not know, one must always keep in mind that what one takes for something exotic…Lire la suite ON THE BEACH AT NIGHT ALONE

NIGHT DRIVE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Y-89R95k_4 Patrick Marcel - Bagnols From Patrick Marcel - Ostinato Self-released, 1985, France Some musicians are absolutely not defined by their preferred instrument (think about Brian Eno for example), others strongly are (Jaco Pastorius and his "bass of Doom"). Weirdly for someone who might only know Patrick Marcel from the music recorded on his only…Lire la suite NIGHT DRIVE

HURDY-GURDY MAN

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhfbaCaPTuk Remy Couvez - Rêve de Voyage From Rémy Couvez - Paysages Intérieurs Self-released, 1986, France We wrote about many records which blended oriental musical influences with "Western" musical culture, but never have we dealt before with the hurdy-gurdy and the ancestral traditions which surround this instrument. Alongside Valentin Clastrier (another renowned French hurdy-gurdy player)…Lire la suite HURDY-GURDY MAN