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Helena Recalde presents “Karishina”

Sorry, this entry is only available in French. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language.Helena Recalde révèlera son nouvel album « Karishina » à l'occasion de sa sortie le 10 juin 2022 chez FincaSud / Les Artpie'Cultrices / InOuïe Distribution. Ce nouvel opus sera présenté le vendredi 17 juin 2022 à 19h30 sur la scène du Point Fort d'Aubervilliers, lors d'un concert de lancement exceptionnel (un évènement organisé par Villes des Musiques du Monde). Helena Recalde nous présente dans ce deuxième disque une fusion de mélodies andines, rythmes afro du Pacifique, jazz et improvisation avec Fady Farah, pianiste virtuose originaire du Liban et Vanesa García, batteuse et percussionniste argentine. Les invités de « Karishina » sont : - Curi Cachimuel : flûtes de pan - Samir Homsi : percussions orientales - Chorale « Singa » (dirigée par Dennis Lethuillier) - Kiala : guitare   Helena Recalde : Bassiste, chanteuse, auteure et compositrice équatorienne, Helena Recalde mélange la musique de ses origines avec le jazz et réalise de nombreux concerts en France et à l’étranger. Son talent et son goût pour les musiques improvisées l’amènent à partager la scène avec des grandes figures du jazz et de la world music. Son univers est inspiré des artistes qu’elle admire et qu’elle nomme les jazzmen du monde ; Avishai Cohen, Omar Soza, Mario Canonge, Michel Camilo, entre autres mais aussi de grandes chanteuses traditionnelles comme Mercedes Sosa ou Susana Baca. Accompagnée toujours de sa basse, Helena nous raconte ses souvenirs à travers ses compositions. Sa musique métisse est le résultat de la rencontre de trois continents, l’Amérique latine, le Moyen Orient et l’Europe sa nouvelle maison.   Karishina : Karishina est un album au sein duquel Helena Recalde et ses musiciens interprètent tour à tour des compositions originales, une chanson traditionnelle de l’Amérique du Sud «No Valentin» ainsi qu’un thème du répertoire jazz « Afro Blue ». Au sein de cet univers musical, la nostalgie des mélodies andines se mêle à la joie piquante des rythmes afro du Pacifique en passant par des tonalités jazz et ses improvisations vertigineuses, le tout agrémenté de textures de la nature et de titres engagés. Karishina signifie -femme inapte pour les tâches ménagères-. C’est une insulte, une moquerie uniquement adressée aux femmes. « Ce mot résonne en moi comme une force, une qualité et je voudrais avec cet album rendre hommage aux personnes qui résistent et refusent de se soumettre. » Helena Recalde
18 May 2022

Berikely & Zama presents “Elaela”

Sorry, this entry is only available in French. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language.Berikely & Zama révèlera son nouvel album "Elaela" à l'occasion de sa sortie le 2 septembre 2022 en digital et le 30 septembre 2022 en physique chez Abrazik / InOuïe Distribution. Ce nouvel opus sera présenté le mercredi 5 octobre 2022 à 20h30 sur la scène du 360 Paris Music Factory lors d'un concert de lancement exceptionnel. Après quelques années d’absence, le chanteur Berikely, qui a déjà fait sa réputation sur l’île de Madagascar avec notamment le titre “Tara Avion” revient avec un nouvel album intitulé “Elaela”. Berikely & Zama est composé de : - Berikely : chant, kabossy - Eric Doboka : guitare, choeurs - Samuel Ratovondrahery (Bema) : percussions, choeurs - Thomas Boucherie : basse - Jean-Yves Boucherie : batterie, choeurs   Un son métissé et authentique Berikely & Zama, c’est une nouvelle formation franco-malgache composée de quatre musiciens et chanteurs réunis autour de Berikely, auteur compositeur malgache, chanteur et joueur de kabossy, la guitare emblématique de Madagascar. C’est la réunion de musiciens aux parcours très différents mais qui ont pour point commun, l’amour des musiques métissée. Il faudra plus de deux ans pour se forger une expérience de la musique malgache qui n’est pas d’une approche aisée pour les occidentaux. Cela passe par un travail technique personnel puis en groupe. Le groupe profite de la scène pour consolider le répertoire l’objectif étant l’enregistrement d’un album. Avec Eric Doboka (Tue-Loup, March Mallow) à la guitare, explorateur de différents univers musicaux. Thomas Boucherie (Ibrahima Koné), jeune virtuose de la basse qui a forgé son expérience dans la musique africaine. Bema Ratovondrahery (Mami Bastah), percussionniste malgache qui, par sa technique parfaite fait le lien entre les deux cultures, et Jean-Yves Boucherie, enrichi d’un long chemin musical dans le jazz et les musiques latines, apporte une fondation rythmique solide. Le groupe offre une couleur musicale métissée et authentique fortement influencée par les rythmes traditionnels malgaches.   Un projet qui naît de la rencontre de deux cultures Après quelques années d’absence, le chanteur Berikely, qui a déjà fait sa réputation sur l’île de Madagascar avec notamment le titre “Tara Avion” revient avec un nouvel album intitulé “Elaela”.  Un opus qui prouve qu’il n’est pas encore prêt à déposer définitivement son kabôssy, qui est son instrument de prédilection. C’est la rencontre avec Eric Doboka, directeur artistique du projet, qui motive son envie de métisser sa musique qui trouve habituellement ses fondations dans un style traditionnel. Les choses se font naturellement par l’apport de la culture et de l’expérience de chaque musicien. Il en ressort une musique emportée par des mélodies et des textes résolument malgaches, soutenus par un accompagnement aux couleurs parfois occidentales. Le choix se porte sur un son exclusivement acoustique pour aborder les différents styles de musique malgache comme le salegy, le tsinjaka ou le banaiky. Avec également quelques influences afro-beat. Les chansons parlent d’aventure, de nostalgie, d’amour et d’humanité. C’est aussi pour Berikely le moyen d’exporter sa musique en la proposant à un public international.
18 May 2022

The Tambor Y Canto Company presents “La Segunda”

The Tambor Y Canto Company will unveil their new album « La Segunda » on its digital release May 27, 2022 and physical release on June 27, 2022 on Quart de Lune / UVM Distribution / Idol. This new work will be presented live on stage on Thursday June 9, 2022 at 360 Paris Music Factory (Paris). On the album "LA SEGUNDA", the Tambor y Canto Company blends jazz with the numerous kinds of traditional music from South America and the Caribbean. Four master percussionists sing, dance, recite, strike their drums, eager to share with you the richness of ancestral songs and rhythms. The Tambor Y Canto Company is: Simon Bolzinger: artistic direction, piano, arrangements, compositions Rocco Sedano: danse, percussions from Argentina Patinho Axé: songs, percussions from Brazil Julio Molina Perez: songs, percussions from Cuba Daniel Ochoa Licero: songs, percussions from Colombia Olivier Temine: saxophones Willi Quiko: double bass, bass   The Tambor Y Canto Company and Simon Bolzinger: The Tambor Y Canto Company was founded in 2013 in Marseille during the 10th Rencontres festival of the same name. It blends jazz with the many kinds of traditional musics from South America and the Caribbean, under the direction of pianist Simon Bolzinger. Pianist, composer, arranger, Simon Bolzinger has a background in classical and jazz (having trained with Magali Souriau and Guy Longnon), in addition to his scientific career (with Jean-Claude Risset). He is passionate about traditional music from South America and the Caribbean, which he transcribes on piano or rewrites for orchestra, always respecting tradition and striving for authenticity. In 1989 he went to live in Venezuela where he performed for two years. Artistic director of the PICANTE Association in Marseille since 1993, he has organized the "Tambor y Canto Meetings" every year since 2005, as well as international exchanges which then get produced as shows and albums. La Segunda: The blending is done by means of the piano, the saxophone and the double bass competing each in their virtuosity in a back and forth from one country to another, that finally arrives at a new unclassifiable music somewhere between jazz and traditional music, one made up of rhythms of African origin, Amerindian melodies, texts from ancient Europe and contemporary creation. The debut CD "Tambor y Canto" (Picante 2017) took us to Peru in its day. In 2021, "La Segunda" takes us to Colombia. The staple music: Cuba, Brazil and Argentina are always along for the ride. And the caravel sets sail! Escorted by the surdos and timbaos of Bahia on one hand, the batás and shekeres of Havana on the other, the piano leaves Barranquilla and its cumbia for the Quebrada de Humahuaca, where it will dance the carnavalito. The carnival just has to hold steady! Even if it gets cancelled worldwide, the drums are there, ready to be taken out on the street, as Sergio Sampaio sang in 1974. Because the artists in the Tambor y Canto Company also know how to express their views on current events and don’t hesitate when it comes to denouncing the corruption of the political-financial-religious system on this new album.
29 April 2022

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