Renaud Garcia-Fons Trio: Arcoluz jazz review by Jerry D’Souza, published on October 4, Find thousands reviews at All About Jazz!. French bass virtuoso Renaud Garcia-Fons has grown into a living legend, both for his breathtaking technique and his talent as a composer. A dazzling performer . Renaud Garcia-Fons, the extraordinary French/Spanish double-bass virtuoso, brings together fans of folk and world music, lovers of classical.

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Sign in or sign up to upload your press release. Its probing motion also suggests an expansion of musical articulation reminiscent of saxophonist John Coltrane. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes.

Renaud Garcia-Fons Trio: Arcoluz

Almost magically, Ruiz appears to coax a piano-like sound out of his guitar, a tribute to his extraordinary touch. It appears that Garcia-Fons has it too. You will also marvel at Garcia-Fons’s extraordinary ability to bow and strike the strings at the same time creating the spectacular introduction to “Entremundo.

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Press Release Distribution Sign in or sign up to upload your press release. Search Photos by photo tag. Search Musicians by name. Also shot live, this is a splendid opportunity to discover what makes Gardia Garcia-Fons the unique musician that he is. Featured Musician Jinjoo Yoo piano. Antoine Canella and Bertrand Fara, the directors of photography, and the camera work of Bechir Benfaida, deserve huge credit.


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It bears mention that the title of the album, Arcoluz and its first track, of the same renauf, set the tone and manner of the music to follow. The most astounding sound is that of Ruiz, in essence a flamenco guitarist who extracts oud-like sounds out of his instrument, especially when Trasante is playing Arabic hand drums.

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Rethinking Jazz Cultures Francesco Martinelli: Jazz Poll Help us identify the world’s top jazz venues. The DVD also makes eminently clear just how much of the music is composed and how much is improvised a great deal. Ruiz and Trasante are vital forces, as much involved in the arcoliz of the ideas in the music as is Garcia-Fons, whose dominance may also be a factor simply because of the frequency response of his instrument.

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Membership has its privileges. Especially when he bows in the absolutely upper-register ostensibly by the bridge or just below, between bridge and tailpiece. Search Tracks by musician. And where did it all originate if not in Africa, a continent that resounds deeply in the music of Renaud Garcia-Fons?


To not know Garcia-Fons is to completely miss out on one of the truly great virtuoso performers of the modern era, but it only takes a few moments of sincere listening to experience a revelation or epiphany that may well be life-changing.

Read on to view our project ideas However, the late German trombonist, Albert Mangelsdorf, had this great gift, as does reed player Pharoah Sanders, who was probably born with it. Review our musician toolkit page. Expert sound engineer Walter Quintus adds to the perfection of this music, and is ostensibly a fourth bandmember.

Yet the bass is neither a traditional nor an oriental instrument. On “Anda Loco,” Garcia-Fons traverses the entire soundscape of his five bass strings. However, to expand our offerings and develop new means to foster jazz discovery we need your help.

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Post a comment about this album. Another identifying quality is that of intuitive improvised common sense, honed by acute listening skills and guided by a universal center that knows no prejudice, boundaries, or emotional confinement.

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