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Joëlle Léandre, Akosh S. - Györ (CD)
The first duo recording of Joëlle Léandre (double bass, voice) and Akosh S. (tenor & soprano saxophones, metal clarinet, tárogató, flute): a wonderful syntonic improvisation in a Hungarian synagogue.
Recorded live during the Mediawave Festival, in the old synagogue of Győr, Hungary, on May 1, 2003.

Joëlle Léandre (born 1951 in Aix-en-Provence) is a French double bass player, improviser and composer. One of the major figures of the European new music, her influence is international. Her activities as a creator and performer, both as a soloist and as part of an ensemble, have taken her to the most prestigious European, American and Asian stages. She has worked with Merce Cuningham, Morton Feldman, John Cage, Giacinto Scelsi, Philippe Fénelon, Philippe Hersant, Steve Lacy, José Luis Campana, Betsy Jolas, Aldo Clementi...
Akosh S. (Ákos Szelevényi, born 1966 in Debrecen, Hungary) is a free jazz saxophonist, clarinettist, multi-instrumentalist and composer. Influenced by the traditional music of Central Europe and Asia, his music oscillates between popular and contemporary music. He founded the international collective Akosh S. Unit in Paris in the 1990s and has multiplied collaborations (with Dewey Redman, Noir Désir, Don Moye, Joëlle Léandre, Denis Charolles & Fantazio, eRikm, Quentin Rollet, Gidas Etevenard, Camel Zekri...) and multidisciplinary projects of theater, dance, new circus or cinema (François Cervantès, Cie Mauvais Esprit, Mathurin Bolze, Josef Nadj, Ivan Fatjo, Sou Abadi, Olivier Klein, Zoltàn Huszàrik, Pelechian...).
published in 2005
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