Nguyên Lê

Homescape - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9444-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94442 9
  • German Release: 24/03/2006
  • Genre: World Jazz, Guitar Jazz, Duo Art

Ein Luftzug aus Sardinien, das Hypnotische des Orients und das Geheimnisvolle der asiatischen Welt vermischt mit Elektronik-Sounds

CD € 17,50

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A laboratory in the living room"Homescape": Guitarist Nguyên Lê and his fascinating electronically enhanced duos with trumpeter Paolo Fresu and singer/oud player Dhafer Youssef Even in the adventurous territory of jazz, this French-Vietnamese musician stands out as a unique explorer of sounds. His new CD will surprise even those who believe themselves to be, by now, familiar with the diversity of his musical output. The first unusual fact: Most of the tracks were recorded in Lê’s living room (pardon me, his salon), and also completed à la maison using his computer. The second unusual fact: This domestic method of producing music need not conjure up the cosy, well worn realm of familial comfort, in fact Nguyên Lê leads the listener into a space that is full to the brim with warped sounds and acoustical metamorphoses. The windo...

line up

Nguyên Lê – electric, acoustic, fretless, synthesizer, e-bow, Vietnamese guitars, computer programming & electronics
Paolo Fresu – trumpet, fluegelhorn & electronics
Dhafer Youssef – oud, vocals & electronics

Recording Information

Recorded, edited and mixed by Nguyên Lê at Louxor Studio, Paris, France
Mastered by Philippe Teissier du Cros
Produced by Nguyên Lê