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Manu Katché, Richard Bona, Eric Legnini & Stefano Di Battista - Live at Jazz in Vienne

Musicians: Manu Katché (percussions) Stefano Di Battista (saxophone) Eric Legnini (keyboard) Richard Bona (bass) Programme: It's a veritable all-star international line-up at Jazz in Vienne this year, performing an elegant form of jazz that is neither really avant-garde, nor quite turned towards the past: it's merely timeless. This new leading quartet is based, first and foremost, on a rhythm you can only dream of: French drummer, Manu Katché, originally from Ivory Coast, beats out the supple tempo that we expect of him, while the magnificent Cameroonian (and now New Yorker) bass player, Richard Bona, lays on his unmatchable cross-cultural blend....

Sergio Mendes - Live at Jazz in Vienne

Musicians: Sergio Mendes (piano) Gracinha Leporace, Katie Hampton, Ayana Williams (vocals) Kleber Jorge Pimenta (vocals, guitar) Hussain Jiffry (vocals, bass) Michael Shapiro (vocals, drums) Scott Mayo (saxophone, flute, keyboard) Marco B. Dos Santos “Gibi” (drums) Harrell Harris “H2O” (rapper) Programme : The Brazilian pianist, composer and arranger resurfaced in 2006 with the album Timeless and thanks to an updated version (by will.i.am and The Black Eyed Peas) of the irresistible “Mas Que Nada”. 40 years after the version by Sergio Mendes & Brazil ’66, the number is again a planetary hit. In 1962 he formed the Sergio Mendes Trio, and then the...

Bobby McFerrin - Live at Jazz in Vienne

Musicians: Bobby McFerrin (vocals) Madison McFerrin (vocals) Gil Goldstein (accordion, keyboard) David Mansfield (guitar, mandolin, violin) Armand Hirsch (guitar), Jeff Carney (bass) Louis Cato (vocals, guitar, percussion, drums) A dynamite expert with melody! For several decades now, Bobby McFerrin has been blasting the rules generally followed by singers, yet always doing it in harmony. This incredible musician, winner of 10 Grammy awards, has in particular contributed to removing the distinctions between popular music and erudite music. Barefooted, he travels the most prestigious of stages exploring still virgin territory, inspiring a whole new...

Taj Mahal & Bassekou Kouyaté - Live at Jazz in Vienne

Taj Mahal, formidable musician and icon of the blues and world music, is master of some 20 instruments, among them guitar and dobro, dulcimer, banjo and harmonica. A foremost figure of the “blues revival” from the mid-60s, Taj Mahal is a prolific creator, a musicologist, an explorer of Afro-American, African, Caribbean, Indian and Hawaiian music. It was during a recording session in a Georgian studio that Taj Mahal met the griot, Toumani Diabaté. Their exchanges on the links between blues and Mandingo music produced the album Kulanjan (1999). We can still hear the beating heart of that Mandingo tradition today in the modern, electrified ngoni of Bassekou...

Daptone Super Soul Revue - Live at Jazz in Vienne

Featuring Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Charles Bradley and his Extraordinaires, Antibalas, The Sugarman 3 with special guests If there's one label in New York today that still carries on the spirit of vintage soul as defined by the Apollo artistic community, then that label is Daptone Records. The review dreamed up by the label glitters with the expected return of its star, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, with a new album: Give the People What They Want (2013). Hoarse rhythm and blues, scuzzy funk or lustful ballads, Sharon and her 8 funkateers in black tuxedos conspire to bring a powerful, festive soul back to life. On stage, the presence of Miss Jones...