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Joelle Léandre

Live In Israel


Format: CDx2

Genre: Jazz

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French bassist Joëlle Léandre is one of a relatively few women pioneers on the Free Jazz and Improvised Music scene to earn a legendary status. Her activities on the scene have brought her in contact with the most distinguished performers, both European and American (such as Anthony Braxton). She also worked in the field of contemporary Classical music with composers like Pierre Boulez and John Cage. in 2007 Joëlle visited Israel and her Live performances there have been recorded and are now issued on this double cd. The first cd includes seven solo bass (and voice) performances and the second cd offers her playing in duo, trio and sextet settings with the top Israeli Improvised Music artists: Jean Claude Jones Ð bass, Steve Horenstein Ð baritone and soprano sax, flute, Sameer Makhoul oud and voice, Assif Tsahar Ð bass clarinet, Daniel Sarid piano, Hagai Fershtman drums, Albert Beger Ðtenor sax and Ariel Shibolet soprano sax.
Cat. number: KCR 17
Year: 2007