• Visit us on

Nguyên Lê

Hà Nội Duo - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9828-2
  • Barcode: 614427982827
  • German Release: 13/01/2017
  • Genre: World Jazz, Guitar Jazz, World Music, Jazz, Duo Art

Nguyên Lê defines what lies at the heart of this collaboration: “Ngô Hồng Quang and I are two Vietnamese musicians whose upbringing and musical education and evolution could not have followed more different paths. And yet we have found that we both share common goals: to express and to share the soul of Vietnam with the wider world, to bring together the roots and the future of Vietnamese music.

CD € 17,50



Nguyên Lê's new album, which will be released on ACT on January 2017 features a new collaboration - Hà Nôi Duo - with Ngô Hồng Quang.Nguyên Lê defines what lies at the heart of this collaboration: “Ngô Hồng Quang and I are two Vietnamese musicians whose upbringing and musical education and evolution could not have followed more different paths. And yet we have found that we both share common goals: to express and to share the soul of Vietnam with the wider world, to bring together the roots and the future of Vietnamese music. Vietnam as a country is evolving so fast and so brilliantly, its population is full of so much youthful vigour, curiosity, and a deep hunger to learn everything possible from the West. But at the same time, many people feel a vital need never to forget the past.”“In this album we - as musicians - live through thos...

line up

Nguyên Lê / guitars & programming
Ngô Hồng Quang / vocals, Vietnamese fiddle, monocorde, lute & jew’s harp
Paolo Fresu / trumpet & flugelhorn
Mieko Miyazaki / koto
Prabhu Edouard / tablas, kanjira & pocket shaker


Recording Information

Produced, recorded & mixed by Nguyên Lê at studio Louxor,
Paris Barbès from April to August 2016

Mastered by Bruno Gruel at Elektra Mastering
Executive Producer: Siggi Loch