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Nguyên Lê

E_L_B - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9289-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 92892 4
  • German Release: 01/04/2001
  • Genre: Guitar Jazz
CD € 17,50



What seldom functions in everyday life is occasionally possible in music "There is no single leader with us. We’re all three on equal ground", guitarist Nguyên Lê commented. He continued, " We have something of a weakness for true democracy". No member of this trio, which was formed in France just two years ago, would presume the attitude "I’m the band"; and when that would be the case, then it would obviously go for all three. Three seemingly unspectacular letters suffice as the signature for this group undertaking: E_L_B. Written out, the initials stand for Erskine_Lê_Benita. And this is certainly everything but unspectacular. Whoever has followed jazz over the last ten to twenty years will give a whistle at these three names.Drummer Peter Erskine was born in 1954 in Somers Point, New Jersey. Bandleader...

line up

Nguyên Lê - guitar
Michel Benita - bass
Peter Erskine - drums


Recording Information

Recorded and mastered by Jan Erik Kongshaug, 24 bit digital supermapping at Rainbow Studios, Oslo, Norway on October 30 - 31, 2000
Produced by E_L_B