When baroque music and jazz intermingle their themes and approaches, contemporary mojo links up with the sacred of yesteryear and the shadows reveal their gold....
"...Entities that are seemingly direct opposites can reach out to each other and get along just fine: such is the daring assumption of this record. When baroque music and jazz intermingle their themes and approaches, contemporary mojo links up with the sacred of yesteryear and the shadows reveal their gold.... Would a harpsichord have anything to say to a marimba? Absolutely! Might a woman's voice intertwine with the sounds of a serpent? Why not? Thanks to the rigors and constraints of their respective musical training, the musicians manage to be free together, and to bestow this freedom on their listeners." (N. Huston)
Recorded in Grenoble on 5, 6, 7 February 2007 at Salle Olivier Messiaen Recording engineer Walter Quintus
Mixed in Zerkal on 7, 8, 9 May 2007 at Zerkal Studio by Walter Quintus
Liner notes by Nancy Huston
|Michel Godard, L'Atelier des Musiciens du Louvre - Grenoble
|Apr 22, 2008