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Nguyên Lê

Million Waves - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9221-2
  • Barcode: 4 014897 922129
  • German Release: 01/03/1995
  • Genre: Guitar Jazz

"Mit Million Waves spielt sich dieses Trio in die erste Liga" (STEREOPLAY)

CD € 17,50



Nourish your own roots until they blossom into a million flowers, a million scents, a million waves.Vietnamese guitarist Nguyên Le is one of the major players on the world jazz scene. Born in 1959 in Paris, Lê is a self-taught musician who began playing drums at 15, and went on to master the guitar and electric bass. By the end of the ‘80’s, Nguyên Lê was orking in France with the likes of Carla Bley, Randy Brecker, Gil Evans and Quincy Jones.In April 1994 guitarist Lê, bassist Dieter Ilg, and drummer Danny Gottlieb participated in trombonist Bobby Brookmeyer’s production, "Electricity" (ACT 9219-2), at the WDR studios in Cologne, Germany. Afterwards the three got into a spontaneous jam session in the studio. On hearing the music, ACT producer Siegfried Loch decided that evening to record the group. "Million waves"...

line up

Nguyên Lê - electric guitar, guitar synthesizer, E-bow
Dieter Ilg - acoustic bass, mouth jive
Danny Gottlieb - drums & percussion


Recording Information

Recorded and mixed by Walter Quintus at CMP-Studio, Zerkall, Germany in December 1994, except #2 recorded by WDR
on April 26, 1994
Produced by Siegfried Loch