Céline Bonacina

Way Of Life - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9498-2
  • Barcode: 614427949820
  • German Release: 21/06/2010
  • Genre: Saxophone Jazz, French Jazz

Bonacinas Power Trio, erweitert um Special Guest Nguyên Lê, präsentiert ein mitreißend-grooviges Gemisch aus Modern Jazz, Rock und Fusion.

CD € 17,50

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It was a recommendation of ACT guitarist Nguyên Lê that first brought the French baritone saxophonist Céline Bonacina to the attention of label boss Siggi Loch. Once again the exchange and sense of community within the "ACT Family" has provided the impetus for an exceptional musical discovery. In this way Esbjörn Svensson, for example, played in Nils Landgren’s Funk Unit before his international career with e.s.t. whilst Korean singer, Youn Sun Nah, came to ACT through her work with Ulf Wakenius and Lars Danielsson. Nguyên Lê first met Céline Bonacina in 2008 at a festival. “She told me that my album Bakida (ACT 9275-2) had had a strong influence on her musical development. Then, two years later, she asked me to play on a few tracks of her new album Way of Life. Since then, my involvement in the album has grown continuously f...

line up

Céline Bonacina / baritone, alto & soprano saxophone, vocals
Nicolas Garnier / electric bass
Hary Ratsimbazafy / drums & percussions, vocals
Nguyên Lê / electric guitar (on 3, 7, 11, 12)


Recording Information

Produced by Céline Bonacina & Vienne Action Culturelle
Mixed, mastered and co-produced by Nguyên Lê

Recorded by Benoît Corboz at studio du Flon, Lausanne, February 2010
Additional recordings by Nguyên Lê at studio Louxor, Paris Barbès