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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With the core trio of “Entremundo” — including upcoming flamenco star-stringer “Kiko” Ruiz and drummer “Negrito” Trasante of Gipsy Kings-fame — Garcia-Fons delivers seven of his thrilling Spanish-influenced pieces, four of them being brand new. Voting takes seconds so please participate! However, the late German trombonist, Albert Mangelsdorf, had this great gift, as does reed player Pharoah Sanders, who was probably born with it. Yemen Yugoslavia Zaire Zambia Zimbabwe. If you shop at any of the stores below, please initiate your purchase from All About Jazz.

Jazz Near You Partners. Enja Records buy. Press Release Distribution Sign in or sign up to upload your press release. Sign in or sign up to upload your events. The minute “Anda Loco” has elements of East Indian music with the bowed bass sounding more like a soaring violin, while “Entremundo” is similar to something made by John McLaughlin ‘s Shaktifloating in time and space via a mystical mood, then deliberately waltzing.

It bears mention that the title of the album, Arcoluz and its first track, of the same name, set the tone and manner of the music to follow. It appears that Garcia-Fons has it too. For Pros Sign in or sign up to upload and share your publicity or live event photos. Sign in or sign up to create or claim your musician profile page.


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Get Jazz Near Garciw A weekly events guide. Almost magically, Ruiz appears to coax a piano-like sound out of his guitar, a tribute to his extraordinary touch. While many musicians employ polyphony, it is extremely rare for any musician to successfully make fonss a consistent feature of his or her art without it becoming tedious.

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Arcokuz virtuoso five-string bassist Renaud Garcia-Fons is widely regarded, not specifically as a contemporary jazz performer, but as a man of the world who proudly wears his ethnic and classical influences on his sleeve. The companion DVD in this twin package features 85 minutes of music and visual footage.

Review our musician toolkit page. Its probing motion also suggests an expansion of musical articulation reminiscent of saxophonist John Coltrane. Look for it, then click the link to activate your account. Sign in or sign up to upload your press release. Links Jazz Albums Jazz Discographies. That his virtuosity is unbridled is a foregone conclusion.


A dazzling performer on five strings, he uses his instrument’s entire range, thus dominating the music and making the bowed double bass sound rather like a cello or a violin. Sign in or agcoluz up to upload your events. Track listing is identical for the DVD as well.

Search Albums by foons. Negrito Trasante is particularly spectacular as he solos on a spectacular array of percussion instruments tuned at such a wide variety of the known tonal spectrum, that he succeeds in creating a new rhythmic soundscape all his own. Enja Records buy. Yemen Yugoslavia Zaire Zambia Zimbabwe.

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Post a comment about this album. My advice to new listeners: For Pros Sign in or sign up to create or claim your musician profile page. The viewer will see just how the dynamic of the group is built. These tracks flow like dark and shimmering waters moving through lengthy tributaries that branch off in rich prismatic directions, with the journey greater than the actual final colorful destination. European Jazz – Tales of Etruscan With subtitles in four languages and bonus tracks included, the DVD is further proof for Renaud Garcia-Fons’ and his trio’s extraordinary musicianship and deep-felt emotions.

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