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Nguyên Lê

Three Trios - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9245-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 92452 0
  • German Release: 01/01/1997
  • Genre: Guitar Jazz

"Drei Trios  - und jedes von ihnen klingt vielfältig, als käme die Virtuosität von drei Gitarristen zum Tragen." (ROLLING STONE)

CD € 17,50



Since "Tales From Viêt-Nam" at the latest, the name Nguyên Lê belongs to the fixed stars of the modern guitar heaven. Since being startled last year however by that album’s sensational symbiosis of American Jazz, European Rock and Asian Folklore, the public and critics alike are preoccupied with one collective question: what follows thereafter? A full orchestral work maybe, an opera, or maybe even the complete estrangement from the usual genre in favour of rediscovered roots?Not at all! Concern over the possible desertion of the all-around guitar-hero in the electric field between Wes Montgomery and Jimi Hendrix is completely unfounded. In fact, with his now fifth headlining CD the shooting-star who lives in Paris moves more intensively than ever along the curving path of modern Fusion-Jazz. Nguyên Lê’s chosen vehicle for thi...

line up

Nguyên Lê - el. & electroacoustic guitars, guitar-synth and E-bow
Marc Johnson - acoustic bass
Peter Erskine - drums
Dieter Ilg - acoustic bass
Danny Gottlieb - drums
Renaud Garcia-Fons - acoustic bass

Special Guest:
Mino Cinelu - drums, percussions


Recording Information

Silk recorded by Ulli Rudolf, assisted by Andy Eschenwecker at Union Studios, Munisch, October 12, 1996
Silver recorded by Philippe Teissier du Cros, assisted by Pierre Guinot at Gil Evans Studio, Amiens, October 28, 1996
Sand recorded by Philippe Teissier du Cros, assisted by Jean Philippe Briquet at Studios de la Seine, Paris, November 18, 1996
Mixed by Philippe Teissier du Cros, assisted by Pierre Guinot at Gil Evans Studio, Amiens, November 21 - 23, 1996
Mastered by Radu Marienscu at Liquid Gold
Produced by Siegfried Loch and Nguyên Lê