Olivier Calmel | Mafate

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Mafate

by Olivier Calmel

Accessible without being simplistic, rich but without vain sophistication, the sun-drenched, Mediterranean Sea infused music is sometimes dynamic, sometimes meditative yet always melodic...
Genre: Jazz: Contemporary Jazz
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1. Expansion
Olivier Calmel Quartet
5:54 album only
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2. Le rocher d'Ayers - part I
Olivier Calmel Quartet
5:13 album only
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3. Il Palio
Olivier Calmel Quartet
7:20 album only
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4. A regret
Olivier Calmel Quartet
4:29 album only
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5. Nomade
Olivier Calmel Quartet
6:14 album only
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6. Chasseurs de têtes
Olivier Calmel Quartet
2:46 album only
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7. Piazotango
Olivier Calmel Quartet
6:27 album only
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8. King Luis' Song
Olivier Calmel Quartet
6:23 album only
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9. Spirit Hommes
Olivier Calmel Quartet
4:34 album only
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10. Mafate
Olivier Calmel Quartet
6:35 album only
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11. Sonate pour 2 pianos
Olivier Calmel Quartet
4:48 album only

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Album Notes
12 titles mainly signed by the leader himself. The various themes -biguine, like "Le Rocher d'Ayers", afro jazz (in “Il Palio” or “Mafate”), binaries (“Expansion”, “Nomade”..), tango (“Piazotango”) or definitely funky (“King Luis” and “Chasseur de têtes”, an admirative nod to Herbie Hancock, that is also used as the Interlude of the album- mix with more meditative titles (“A regret”, “Spirit Hommes”).
The album ends with the second movement of the "Sonate pour 2 pianos" (played solo here !) and an aerial version of "Le Rocher d'Ayers" as a bonus track.

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