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Le, Nguyen / Homescape
Album:Homescape Collection:Jazz
Artist:Le, Nguyen Added:03/2008
Label:Act Music 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2008-04-27 Pull Date:2008-06-29 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:1 Jun11 May4 May

 Recent Airplay
1.May 27, 2008:Global Warming at the Cafe Bohemian
4.Apr 30, 2008:nag champa orangeasm
Mali Iwa
2.May 09, 2008:Music to Make Babies To
Des Prés
5.Apr 29, 2008:Deep Fried & Sanctified
3.May 02, 2008:Memory Select

Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2008-04-28 
Nguyen Le guitars, computer & electronics , Paolo Fresu trumpet & flugelhorn, Dhafer Youssef oud & vocals. All tracks are very good
****1: 6:00 slow funky wah wah Jazz Fusion Think Miles' "Bitches Brew"
2: 4:25 slow North African oud with electronic percussion, e guitar, male vocal wail
3: 2:44 slow plucked strings noodling
4: 6:27 slow electronic percussion, brass & minimal vocal wail then e guitar, picks up towards end
****5: 6:02 plucked strings noodling, tabla? electronic perc., vocal wail, e guitar kicks in cool jam.
6: 2:18 brass, vocal wail & slower plucked strings
7: 2:18 faster plucked strings
8: 3:00 brass & string noodling
9:  3:28 e guitar noodling, almost ambient drone with minimal vocal wail of anguish?
10: 2:19 drone with electronic keyboard noodling
11: 5:33 low drone with e guitar, brass & percussion electronics
12: 3:12 swirl electronics, fast drum machine perc. e guitar & brass
13:  7:26 slow oud plucking with swirl electronics, minimal vocal wail,
@ 4:00 e guitar noodling low & slow ending
14: 3:14 slow brass with swirl electronics then e guitar noodling
15: 2:53 vocal wail with swirl electronics then e guitar noodling & more louder vocal wail D  Farrell   04/2008

Track Listing
1.Stranieri 8.Chelsea Bridge
2.Byzance 9.Safina
3.Muqqam 10.Des Prés
4.Mali Iwa 11.Thang Long
5.Zafaran 12.Neon
6.Domus De Janas 13.Mangustao
7.Kithâra 14.Lacrima Christi