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The Best of #1

by Mezcal Jazz Unit

This is a compilation of the 4 first cds recorded by the french band Mezcal Jazz Unit between 1991 and 2005. European jazz with ethnic influences from eastern europe, mediterranean feeling and rock energy.
Genre: Jazz: Contemporary Jazz
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1. Manolo\'s Carbonara
4:12 album only
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2. Et Voilà!
10:09 album only
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3. Ignalina
11:44 album only
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4. Pompier Bancal
10:51 album only
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5. Big Bernt
14:40 album only
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6. Chant un peu triste, mais pas trop
8:37 album only
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7. Zepelinas
5:00 album only
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8. Baltic Angel
7:43 album only

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Christophe Azema: alto sax, baryton sax
Pierre Diaz: tenor sax, soprano sax
Emmanuel de Gouvello: bass
Vivian Pérès: drums
featuring:
Jean Mach: saxophones (on #1, #2)
Jean Paul Maron: piano (on #1, #2)
Gilles Dalbis: drums (on #1, #2)
Pierre Coulon Cerisier: piano (on #3, #4,#5,#6)
Petras Vysniauskas: soprano sax (on #3, #4)
Augis Jonavicius: guitar (on #3, #4)
Alain Bruel: accordion (on #7)

"MEZCAL JAZZ UNIT" plays its own creative music, with mixed influences, in phase with the main actual french jazz streams.
Here, the word "jazz" has to be understood with the largest signification, meaning: no musical conformism, open mind, integration of other musical streams, adventures...

Some particularities of the music played by "MEZCAL JAZZ UNIT" are given by the mediterranean feeling of the musicians, the reminiscences of traditional melodies , a real attraction for oriental music, a rocky energy, a sense of humor, and a mix between emotional introspection and a very specifical latin expressive attitude.

"MEZCAL JAZZ UNIT" is a "live" band.
Its music is based on pleasure and communion between musicians. The ability to communicate with the public is for this band a priority: as important than technical and musical performances.

The band "MEZCAL JAZZ UNIT" , leaded by Emmanuel de Gouvello (bass, composition) lives near Montpellier-South of France, since 1986.

"MEZCAL JAZZ UNIT" performed for several tours in the following countries: France, Austria, Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovaquia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Bielorussia, Hungary, Roumania, Moldavia, Ukrania, Maroco, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Azerbaidjan, India, Vietnam...

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